Thirtieth Anniversary of Coming to America

President’s Blog

January 18 marked the thirtieth year of my arrival in the United States.  Arriving in Kansas in the dead of winter, I experienced cold that I never knew existed, not even in a freezer, and never thought I could endure.  Thirty years has taught me many valuable life lessons.  The opportunities I was shown and of which I have availed myself have transformed my views, my interests and my outlook on life, education, family, country, poverty, wealth, life and death.  Among many immigrants and international students, I was one of the luckiest.

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