Moth Stories

Stories marked with tag "Immigration"

15:09
From Princeton to Prison: The Rise and Fall of My American Dream

by Mahmoud Reza Banki

An Iranian man living in the United States is wrongly accused of a crime.

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14:02
The Candy Bar

by Alexandra Rosas

A child feels responsible for her father’s troubles.

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11:38
A Kind of Wisdom

by Ellie Lee

A daughter tells the story of her Chinese immigrant father and the empire he built from nothing.

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10:45
Discussing Family Trees in School Can Be Dangerous

by Paul Nurse

When applying for a green card a professor of genetics discovers a family secret. 

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12:58
The First Elf

by Simon Doonan

A stylist stirs up controversy when called on to decorate the White House for Christmas.

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