Coming Out

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Coming Out

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Do you consider yourself an American, regardless of paperwork?

“I’ve come out twice in my life – first, as a teenager, to tell my classmates that I am gay; second, as an adult, to tell the country I grew up in that I am an undocumented American. While both risky in their own ways, each resulted in a kind of personal liberation that changed the perceptions of my friends, co-workers, and those close to me. We ‘come out’ to let people in,” – Jose Antonio Vargas.

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Coming Out Stories

D S

Arroyo Grande, CA

D S

Joaida Tornes

San Antonio, TX

Joaida Tornes

Bernice García Baca

Santa Fe, NM

Bernice García Baca

Erika Flores

, CA

Erika Flores

Yvonne Watterson

Phoenix, AZ

Yvonne Watterson

Kiran Deol

Los Angeles, CA

Kiran Deol

Eric Kim

Garden Grove, CA

Eric Kim

Susannah Crockford

Grand Canyon Village, AZ

Susannah Crockford

Pei Pei Liu

Cambridge, MA

Pei Pei Liu

Claire Geheb

Oldsmar, FL

Claire Geheb

Sophie Cruz

Los Angeles, CA

Sophie Cruz

Liana Ghica

Los Angeles, CA

Liana Ghica

Anonymous Entrepreneur

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Anonymous Entrepreneur

Dave Sparks

Woods Cross, UT

Dave Sparks

Louise Quigley

Braintree, MA

Louise Quigley

I know firsthand the struggles of being undocumented. I hope that by sharing my story and supporting this campaign, undocumented Americans feel a sense of solidarity with the millions of others who are in the same situation.

Cesar Millan

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