Carolina and her family came from the Dominican Republic. She talks about what she left behind and what her life is like in New York. Veteran photographer George Ancona, son of immigrants, brings both heart and expertise to the winning photographs.
Leaving the country of one’s birth to live in another is never easy. Saying good-bye to old friends and familiar customs is difficult, even though the reasons for leaving may be as compelling as a war-torn homeland or a government that does not allow its people to practice the religion of their choice or to talk freely about ideas.