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     January 17, 2019      #52-17 PB1 1
 
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
Matthew Stolle - Entertainment Reporter Matt, a graduate of Toledo University with a bachelor’s degree in English literature, got his start in journalism in the U.S. Army. For the last 16 years, he has worked at the PB and currently reports on entertainment for the newspaper as well 507 Mag.