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Old 01-21-2012, 03:54 PM   #101
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Old 01-21-2012, 05:04 PM   #102
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Who knows how much more money your grandfather could have had if he spoke English. Im parents are from Punjab and my dad worked in the mill. Now the the mills shut down and many of his friends have lost jobs. Our family owns multiple businesses homes and cars. If my parents didn't know English that wouldn't have happened.
be that as it may the point is that he was pretty successful regardless and his kids and grand kids are even more so. Also bear in mind if you were in a small town its pretty much a neccesity to integrate, in Vancouver it was hardly neccesary.

the funniest thing about my punjabi grandmother is seeing her interact with her chinese neighbor. They can barely speak english but they go to the killarney pool every other day together.
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