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My mother came here to New York. She and my grandmother were domestics, cooking, cleaning for other people
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"My mother came here to New York. She and my grandmother were domestics, cooking, cleaning for other people"

- David Dinkins

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This quote by David Dinkins talks to the struggles of his mom and grandma, 2 women who had to leave their house and come to New York to work as domestics. This quote speaks to the hard work and devotion of his mother and grandmother, who had to work long hours to attend to their households. It likewise talks to the battles of immigrants in the United States, who typically have to handle jobs that are not always desirable in order to earn a living. This quote is a tip of the sacrifices that immigrants need to make in order to make a better life for themselves and their families. It is also a suggestion of the significance of acknowledging and appreciating the effort of immigrants in the United States.

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USA Flag This quote is written / told by David Dinkins somewhere between July 10, 1927 and today. He/she was a famous Politician from USA. The author also have 26 other quotes.

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