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The American Dream – Behind an Immigrants Past series

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Susan Violante

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So what happens when a college student interviews her Immigrant parents about the American Dream? Nicollette Violante interviews her mother Susan Violante, author and  I Have Something to Say LIVE host, and her husband Michel. The American Dream, does it means the same for everyone? Maybe not...

In her own words:
“What started out as a simple question turned into a war of ideology; the last twenty minutes of my interview with my immigrant parents was nothing but an argument. I knew it was going to take that vicious turn when after my mother’s piece on why America is so unique and admired, my dad’s first response was, “I have to disagree with a lot of the things with Mami, unfortunately.” (Michel, telephone, 02/26/11)…”