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This August 24th will mark four years in the United States for me. When I was in Lima, Peru, I could have never imagined my life now.
I moved to the United States from Jamaica the day after I turned 16 years old.
Becoming an American Citizen was one of the best decisions I ever made. I don’t want to go into what put me in the category for “extraordinary abilities”, getting me my green card in 2005.
My parents brought me over from Czechoslovakia in 1939 and here I was, a seven-year old, knowing three words of English: Please, Thank you and Donkey.
Alexander Bolonkin is an internationally recognized scientist in in the fields of aviation, cosmonautics, mathematics, and computer science.