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Alresch Jayawardena immigrated to the U.S. from Sri Lanka on July 4, 1991 Alresch Jayawardena hide caption

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6 immigrants reflect on their complicated relationships with the 4th of July

We asked people who immigrated to the United States what the day meant to them — and how their feelings about the holiday have changed since they first arrived.

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Influential theater director Peter Brook dies at 97

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A provocative exhibit at NYC's Met Museum takes a new point of view

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6 immigrants reflect on their complicated relationships with the 4th of July

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