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Vinod Khosla

India
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Reza Aslan

Iran
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Juliana Cabrales

Colombia
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Alice Y. Ting

Taiwan
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Ted Koppel

England
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Dina Matute

Honduras
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Joe Wong

China
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Steve Chen

Taiwan
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John L. Fugh

China
Geri Mannion

Geri Mannion

Ireland
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Jack Szostak

England
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Patrick Ewing

Jamaica
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Jamaica Kincaid

Antigua and Barbuda
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Michael McRobbie

Australia
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Nora Volkow

Mexico
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Elaine Chao

Taiwan
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Robert Tjian

China
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Walter Kohn

Austria
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Isaac Asimov

Russia
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Gene Simmons

Israel
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Mike Myers

Canada
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Paul Muldoon

Ireland
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Freddy Adu

Ghana
John_Kluge

John W. Kluge

Germany
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Madeleine Albright

Czech Republic
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Liliana Estrella

Dominican Republic

Svet Di-Nahum

I am a fiction writer, a published author. America has given me education, freedom, and opportunity.

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Helen Reddy

Australia
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Dimitri Simes

Russia
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I.M. Pei

China
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Paulina Porizkova

Czech Republic
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Goli Ameri

Iran
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Arsen Avakian

Armenia
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Elie Wiesel

Romania
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Jill Ker Conway

Australia
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Carolina Herrera

Venezuela
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Dina Powell

Egypt
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JuJu Chang

South Korea
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Vivienne Tam

China
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Peter Lax

Hungary
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Morley Safer

Canada
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Tracey Ullman

England
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Raul Jones

Chile
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Jacques Jiha

Haiti
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Albert Pujols

Dominican Republic
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Wayne Gretzky

Canada
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Indra Nooyi

India
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Andre Previn

Germany
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Pierce Brosnan

Ireland
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Bapsi Sidhwa

Pakistan
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Ann-Margret

Sweden
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Daniel Tsui

China
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Tariq Farid

Pakistan

Violeta Venegas

Peru

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.

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Sergey Brin

Russia
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André Aciman

Egypt/Italy
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Milos Forman

Czech Republic
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Osi Umenyiora

England
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Eliseo Medina

Mexico
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John Liu

Taiwan
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Chong-Moon Lee

South Korea
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Rich Little

Canada
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Maria Klawe

Canada
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Anna Wintour

England
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Ayesha Jalal

Pakistan
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Raj Patel

England

Oscar Marquina

This is part of story that was published in the Deseret News, it is a story about immigration, it is a story about Dreamer’s and it is my story. the path to the american dream has been rough, but worth it, and it is a path worth reading.

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Ping Fu

China
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Abuhena Saifulislam

Bangladesh
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Elie Tahari

Israel
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Madeleine Kunin

Switzerland
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Ivar Giaever

Norway
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David Tran

Vietnam
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Daniel Dae Kim

South Korea
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Maurice Ashley

Jamaica
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Lauri Vaska

Estonia
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Ham Tran

Vietnam
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Safra Catz

Israel
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Rupert Murdoch

Australia
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Jaime Escalante

Bolivia
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Denny Chin

Hong Kong
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Edgar Iofonte

Ecuador
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John Cho

South Korea
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L. Rafael Reif

Venezuela
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Joyce L. Kennard

Indonesia
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Jerry Yang

Taiwan
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Willard Boyle

Canada
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Ramani Ayer

India
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Josie Natori

Philippines
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Roy L. Austin

St. Vincent and the Grenadines
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Frank Gehry

Canada
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Zalmay Khalilzad

Afghanistan
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David Ortiz

Dominican Republic
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Vali Nasr

Iran
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David Ho

Taiwan
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Eric Kandel

Austria
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Elias Zerhouni

Algeria
Kang-Yibin

Yibin Kang

China
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Mila Kunis

Ukraine
Evan Bacalao

Evan Bacalao

United Kingdom
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Christo

Bulgaria
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Skarleth Peraita

Nicaragua
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James Wolfensohn

Australia
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Verna Stone

Trinidad and Tobego
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Jan Vilcek

Slovakia
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Hector Ruiz

Mexico
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Richard Wolffe

England
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Juliet Jegasothy

Sri Lanka
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Elon Musk

South Africa
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Khaled Hosseini

Afghanistan
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Cesar Pelli

Argentina
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Jorge Ramos

Mexico
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Dave Matthews

South Africa
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Sara Ramirez

Mexico
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Stacy Lieux

Jamaica
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Paul Anka

Canada
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Yoko Ono

Japan
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Zygi Wilf

Germany
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Fred Kavli

Norway
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Carl Djerassi

Austria
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Colum McCann

Ireland

Natasha Davids

Jamaica

I moved to the United States from Jamaica the day after I turned 16 years old.

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Joseph Aoun

Lebanon
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Aasif Mandvi

India
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Vincent Mai

South Africa
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Melikset Khachiyan

Azerbaijan
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Louis van Amstel

Netherlands
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David Heines

Jamaica
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Feniosky Peña-Mora

Dominican Republic
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Sukhee Kang

Korea
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Andrei Codrescu

Romania
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Victor Ukpolo

Nigeria
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Cesarina Pena Trabous

Dominican Republic
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Tony Dovolani

Kosovo
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Lillian Vernon

Germany
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Oliver Smithies

England

Geri Mannion

Ireland

My Irish-born parents, Margaret and Jerry, emigrated from London, England, in 1959, with me, age 3, and my sister, Dolores, age 17 months.

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Zhou Long

China
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Kojo Nnamdi

Guyana
Michel_Kouakou

Michel Kouakou

Cote d’Ivoire

Marlene Fanta Shyer

Czechoslovakia

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.

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Guillermo Linares

Dominican Republic
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Catherine Modeste

Saint Lucia

Dr. Alexander Bolonkin

Russia

Alexander Bolonkin is an internationally recognized scientist in in the fields of aviation, cosmonautics, mathematics, and computer science.

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George Soros

Hungary
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Henry Kissinger

Germany
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Kati Marton

Hungary
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Andrés Cantor

Argentina
Salma_Hayek

Salma Hayek

Mexico
Rodny Carvajal

Rodny Carvajal

Ecuador
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Ishmael Beah

Sierra Leone
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Rajat Gupta

India
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Albert Einstein

Germany
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Meryle Secrest

England
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Sophia Grojsman

Belarus
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Wallace Loh

China
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Peter Frampton

England
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Freeman Dyson

England
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An Wang

China
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Le Ly Hayslip

Vietnam
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Dinaw Mengestu

Ethiopia
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Safi Qureshey

Pakistan
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Renu Khator

India
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Stanley Gorenc

Slovenia
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Ralph Baer

Germany
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Hakeem Olajuwon

Nigeria
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Chang-Rae Lee

South Korea
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Vivek Kundra

India
Heidi_Klum

Heidi Klum

Germany
Ahmed_H_Zewail

Ahmed Zewail

Egypt

Eduardo Darino

Uruguay

Eduardo Darino celebrates in 2013 his 50 years creating animation, from analog hand drawn art to film, video and now digital particles in real time.

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Einat Admony

Israel
Francisca Rexach

Francisca Rexach

Honduras
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Lubomir Kavalek

Czech Republic
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Osvaldo Golijov

Argentina
Cheryl_Diaz_Meyer

Cheryl Diaz Meyer

Philippines
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Lopez Lomong

Sudan
Ochoa-Eduardo

Eduardo Ochoa

Argentina
Eva C. Barrios

Eva C. Barrios

Colombia
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Mohammad H. Qayoumi

Afghanistan
Hirono-Mazie

Mazie Hirono

Japan
Theodore_Bikel

Theodore Bikel

Austria
Bert_Blyleven

Bert Blyleven

Netherlands
Bernard_Lown

Bernard Lown

Lithuania
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Franklin Chang-Diaz

Costa Rica
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Jim Yong Kim

Korea
Ha_Jin

Ha Jin

China
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Tom Lantos

Hungary
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Alan Cumming

Scotland
Andrew_Grove

Andrew S. Grove

Hungary
Patrick_Soon_Shiong

Patrick Soon-Shiong

South Africa
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Charles Simonyi

Hungary
Martina_Navratilova

Martina Navratilova

Czech Republic

Vincent Mai

South Africa
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Oscar de la Renta

Dominican Republic
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Roald Sagdeev

Russia
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Tan Dun

China
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Gerhard Casper

Germany
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Mohamad Bazzi

Lebanon
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Martin Yan

China
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Max Frankel

Germany
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Adonal Foyle

Canouan
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Frank Oz

England
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Mario Molina

Mexico
Charles_Simic

Charles Simic

Yugoslavia
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Sidney Taurel

Morocco
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Elaine Y. Ovalles

Dominican Republic
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Iman

Somalia
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Bai Ling

China
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Huda Zoghbi

Lebanon
Ric_Fulop

Ric Fulop

Venezuela
Arad-Michael

Michael Arad

Israel
Mee_Moua

Mee Moua

Laos
Angela_Lansbury

Angela Lansbury

England
Charlize_Theron

Charlize Theron

South Africa
Pedro_Martinez

Pedro Martinez

Dominican Republic

Marc Fest

Germany

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.

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Subra Suresh

India
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Craig Ferguson

Scotland
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Victor Dzau

China
Lara_Logan

Lara Logan

South Africa
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Monique Truong

Vietnam
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Sheena Easton

Scotland
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Amangia James

United Kingdom
Meb_Keflezighi

Meb Keflezighi

Eritrea

Victoria Confino

Kastoria

Victoria Confino emigrated with her family from Kastoria (in the Ottoman Empire, now modern day Greece), to New York City in 1913.

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Teresa Heinz

Mozambique
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Ivan Lendl

Czech Republic
Jenny_Ming

Jenny Ming

China
Diaz-Junot

Junot Diaz

Dominican Republic
Lahiri-Jhumpa

Jhumpa Lahiri

England
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Cristeta Comerford

Philippines
Bronfman-Yefim

Yefim Bronfman

Uzbekistan
Gunter_Blobel

Günter Blobel

Germany
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Masi Oka

Japan

Marie Lopez Rogers

Recently, I heard the story of a participant at this gathering that we had at the White House that I was telling you about at the top of my speech.

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Renee Forde

Barbados
Ang_Lee

Ang Lee

Taiwan
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Howard Chua-Eoan

Philippines
Kimura-Mari

Mari Kimura

Japan
Andrea_Jung

Andrea Jung

Canada
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Samantha Power

Ireland
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Oscar Tang

China
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Nitin Nohria

India
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Loida Nicolas-Lewis

Philippines
Harold_Evans

Harold Evans

England
Neri Oxman

Neri Oxman

Israel
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Yakov Smirnoff

Ukraine
Gata_Kamsky

Gata Kamsky

Russia
Ma-Yo-Yo

Yo-Yo Ma

France
Aso_Tavitian

Aso O. Tavitian

Bulgaria
Dinh-Viet

Viet Dinh

Vietnam

Steve Pitney

While on the Carnegie site, I was recalling a PBS story of the Mars missions

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Nichols-Mike

Mike Nichols

Germany