Chiefs of Santaluces: Brian Pelo

Gillian Corallo, Staff Writer

“Moving from the Philippines wasn’t too difficult other than the fact that I had to try and learn English… there was a language barrier. When they taught us English in the Philippines, it was super basic English, like how to just say hello to people. The biggest challenge that I had to deal with when moving to America was trying to make new friends, because I had to move away from all of the ones I had. It was relatively hard to make new friends since I didn’t know English, but some people, I guess, thought it was cute that I didn’t know any or that it was adorable to not be able to speak English. I made my friends and then made friends of friends. In order to face these challenges, I told myself that I can’t compare myself to other people because there will always be someone better than you.”

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