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Through Discrimination, Common Ground

  • Aired: 05/24/2011
  • 02:46
  • Rating: TV-PG
A Latino resident of Shelbyville describes his own family's struggle to find acceptance, seeing more similarities than differences to the recent Somali immigrants' experience. Don't miss Welcome to Shelbyville on Independent Lens.
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The American Dream seems out of reach for many immigrants in Shelbyville.
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