An Immigrant’s Love for America
At twenty years old, Margarita Gokun Silver convinced her Jewish family to move from the USSR to the United States
An article on NPR highlights the humour with which Silver approaches this move and her assimilation into American life – the culture shocks, cancer diagnoses and language barriers.
Buy a pair of Levi’s, lose the Russian accent, and turn yourself into an American. Really, how difficult could it be?