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The Resettled | 5:32

Episode 5: Leaving Their Mark

April 22, 2016

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People

It’s there, engraved at the base of the Statue of Liberty, “Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free.” George Tarr is one of those who came at age 7, a refugee escaping what he describes as “hell on earth” in Liberia. Today he’s 24 but each time he looks at the Statue of Liberty, he remembers the freedom he found in the USA. Now he feels it’s time for him to leave his mark on the world by helping others.

CREDITS

Director: Alan Thompson
Camera Operator: Alan Thompson
Editor: Alan Thompson
Audio and Sound Editor: Michael LaFerla
Producer: Danielle Fuentes
Music: Kevin Read
Special Thanks: George Tarr, Brooklyn College, New York City
Animation and Graphic Designers: Sheau Ling Soo, Nancy C.H. Wei

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Liberia , NYC , The Resettled , refugees

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