“I COULDN’T UNDERSTAND WHAT HE WAS SAYING. BUT TEARS ARE UNIVERSAL.”
— Gregory Liccardi, 24, a junior
art director at Leo Burnett
he said. “I lost hope of bringing them here. But now I have it back.”
Elvira Jinadu, who was just 13 when her father left Nigeria, understood why he needed to go. But it was nonetheless difficult to be separated from him for what was, at the time, the foreseeable future.
“He assured us that he’d call us every