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To commemorate the state's sesquicentennial, Minnesota Public Radio invited everyone who lives in Minnesota to share their personal immigration stories through the Minnesota Arrival project. The following are videos posted by Minnesotans from around the state. Share your story of arrival with other Minnesotans at MNArrival.Gather.com.

  • Wanda Hoyum
    length:03:47Wanda Hoyum tells her MN arrival story.
  • Jesan Sorrells
    length:20:07 Jesan Sorells tells his MN arrival story.
  • Catalina Marten
    length:01:19 Catalina Marten tells her MN arrival story.
  • Antonio Colindres
    length:01:45 Antonio Colindres tells his MN arrival story.
  • Hartvig Roholt
    length:03:42 Hartvig Roholt tells his MN arrival story.
  • Marrian Christianson
    length:03:22 Marrian Christianson and her daughter Suzy Langhout tell their MN arrival story.
  • Marilyn Heltzer
    length:02:41 Marilyn Heltzer tells her MN arrival story.
  • Elmer Kruesel
    length:03:30 Elmer Kruesel tells his MN arrival story.
  • Roselia Vasquez
    length:02:27 Roselia Vasquez tells her MN arrival story.
  • Mary Anderson
    length:05:39 Mary Anderson tells her MN arrival story.
  • Kevin Malloy
    length:04:07 Kevin Malloy tells his MN arrival story.
  • Harley Flathers
    length:04:55 Harley Flathers tells his MN arrival story.
  • Elise Anderson
    length:03:36 Elise Anderson tells her MN arrival story.
  • Diane and Lester Hornfet
    length:03:54 Diane and Lester Hornfet tell their MN arrival stories.
  • Chuck Pappas
    length:03:44 Chuck Pappas tells his MN arrival story.
  • Beth Storaasli
    length:02:19 Beth Storaalsi tells her MN arrival story.
  • Antonio Mendez
    length:03:17 Antonio Mendez tells his MN arrival story.
  • Annie Dugan
    length:02:31 Annie Dugan tells her MN arrival story.
  • Alan Calavano
    length:03:11 Alan Calavano tells his MN arrival Story
  • Lise Lunge-Larson
    length:02:21 Lise Lunge-Larson tells of her early experiences in America.

  • Ira Salmela
    length:02:33 Ira Salmela tells her Minnesota Arrival story.

  • Elizabeth Campillo
    length:02:00 Elizabeth Campillo tells her story about coming to Minnesota.

  • Maria Soto
    length:01:52 Maria Soto tells her Minnesota arrival story.

  • Jeidy Kolander
    length:02:11 Jeidy Kolander tells her Minnesota arrival story.

  • Jan Larson
    length:02:26 Jan Larson tells her Minnesota arrival story.

  • Herminio Mazariegos
    length:02:42 Herminio Mazariegos tells his Minnesota arrival story.

  • Dennis and Paul Cerkvenick
    length:02:19 Dennis and Paul Cerkvenik tell their Minnesota arrival story.

  • Mateo Garcia
    length:02:10 Mateo Garcia tells his Minnesota arrival story.

  • Magaly Ramos
    length:01:44 Magaly Ramos tells her Minnesota arrival story.

  • Bonnie Josephson
    length:02:33 Bonnie Josephson tells their Minnesota arrival story.

  • Herminio Nunez
    length:02:47 Herminio Nunez tells his Minnesota Arrival Story.

  • Cathy Wurzer's family history
    length:02:35 Minnesota Public Radio host Cathy Wurzer discusses what brought her ancestors from Europe to Minnesota.

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