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Jan. 17, 2019 #52-17 PB1
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Program taps Rochester's underused talent

By Matthew Stolle
mstolle@postbulletin.com


For six years, Mony Long tried and failed to immigrate to the U.S. Every time her application for a visa through a green card lottery was rejected, Long simply applied again.

And again. And again. And again.

It wasn’t until her seventh year and 14th try that Long’s dreams were answered. A native of Phnom Penh, Cambodia, Long was entranced by stories of America as a place of opportunity, of high-paying jobs. Those stories were told to her by relatives already living in the U.S.

Yet, when she ...

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Mony Long reviews her notes before taking her final psychology exam at RCTC last month.

Ken Klotzbach/kklotzbach@postbulletin.com