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What graduation postponement from COVID-19 means to children of immigrants

  • “Commencement itself is like the ‘I made it’ moment … It symbolizes all of the accomplishments that your parents have made."
  • “I remember reading that and immediately, like, my heart kind of dropped, and I cried for a little bit. And I didn’t know how to tell my parents."
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    What graduation postponement from COVID-19 means to children of immigrants

  • “Commencement itself is like the ‘I made it’ moment … It symbolizes all of the accomplishments that your parents have made."
  • “I remember reading that and immediately, like, my heart kind of dropped, and I cried for a little bit. And I didn’t know how to tell my parents."

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