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Catherine Hufana grew up in Stockton, California. Her Filipino culture runs deep in her family and she has always felt “Filipino.” However, after visiting the Phillipines in 1992, Catherine realized that she identified much more strongly with Americans than native Filipinos. As an American, Catherine’s upbringing was much different than her parents. She was raised in a household that spoke mostly English, although her parents are bilingual. As Catherine struggled to fit in with her American peers, her parents continued to introduce her to their own Filipino culture…
Oral History, Stockton - CA, California, Filipino American, History
Iwamasa, Lori. "Juanitas Family: Catherine Hufana (Youth)". (2005). STOCKTONSpeaks! Filipino American Stories. Oral History 3.
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