Life as a Colombian Refugee

Cristina Smith explains why she had to leave Colombia in the 1990s as there was a war between the FARC and the government that made her feel unsafe in her homeland. She discusses the difficulties in assimilating to a new homeland not being able to see her family and friends.

Storyteller: Cristina Smith
Date of Story: 1990s
Location of Story: Bogotá, Colombia
Location: Miami, FL, U.S.A.
Date: 23 October, 2016