Off Deadline: Immigrants share ‘escape stories’ en route to freedom in America Video tales set for public debut on May 10

Updated: Thu, May 3, 2018, 8:10 am

by Jay Thorwaldson / Palo Alto Weekly
Jay Thorwaldson served as the Weekly editor from June 2000 to January 2011. Weekly file photo.

Stories of often harrowing escapes from oppressive or dangerous countries will be shared live and in person by five immigrants who lived them during a free event titled, “When Home Won’t Let You Stay: Stories of Escape and Refuge” — co-sponsored by the Midpeninsula Community Media Center and the Palo Alto Library.

The event will be debuted publicly May 10, 7 to 9 p.m. at the Mitchell Park Community Center’s El Palo Alto Room.

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