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Asylum-Seeking Refugee Children Placed in Camps, Lady Liberty Weeps

Statue of Liberty

My mother came to this country at the age of six, braving a long steerage boat trip by herself to find the “Goldene Medina.” Her parents had come before her, and landing at Ellis Island, she came through the golden door of the country to find her way. An unaccompanied …

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Book Review: ‘The Girl in the Torch,’ a Young Adult Historical Fiction by Robert Sharenow

Sarah knows her life back home will be unbearable so she makes a decision that could well end in her death. She is determined to follow her heart and jumps off the back of the boat she is loaded on to return her to her homeland. Her efforts at swimming take her to the land of the Lady, the woman of the torch. She finds her new hiding palace is on the island of the Statue of Liberty itself.

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