Family Heritage Story

LHS student Ilana Kofman and her family on New Years

Former USSR Heritage

Over the years, Western Massachusetts has been a popular spot for many Eastern European immigrants. Most of them came during the fall of the Soviet Union and Yugoslavia looking for more freedom and opportunities to prosper. These people have brought

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Irish Heritage

Massachusetts boasts the highest Irish population in the United States, clocking in at 21.6% of residents claiming Irish ancestry. Junior Brendan Fitzgerald who lived in Ireland for two years tells “in Ireland

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Eastern Asian Tradition

Though there aren’t many Eastern Asian cultural centers around here, that doesn’t stop sophomore Cole Haag and his family. “Whenever we can find the time, we will go to the Asian Cultural

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Former USSR Heritage

Over the years, Western Massachusetts has been a popular spot for many Eastern European immigrants. Most of them came during the fall of the Soviet Union and Yugoslavia looking for more freedom

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Indian Heritage

About 58,000 Indians have immigrated to Massachusetts, making up about 1.5% of the population. Though they aren’t one of the bigger ethnicities, their community is prevalent in Western Massachusetts. Just take a

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