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What's The Most Beautiful Sentence About The Immigrant Experience?

“Remember that you and I made this journey together to a place where there was nowhere left to go.”

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When you're from an immigrant family, sometimes the best way to find yourself reflected in media is reading a poignant line from literature.

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Like: "For being a foreigner Ashima is beginning to realize, is a sort of lifelong pregnancy -- a perpetual wait, a constant burden, a continuous feeling out of sorts."

From Jhumpa Lahiri's The Namesake.
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From Jhumpa Lahiri's The Namesake.

Or: "First generation kids, I’ve always thought, are the personification of déjà vu.”

From this essay by Durga Chew-Bose.
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From this essay by Durga Chew-Bose.

Or maybe something like "I didn't know I was even supposed to HAVE issues until I came to America."

From Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's Americanah.
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From Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's Americanah.

What sentence do you think most perfectly captures the immigrant experience? Tell us in the comments below for a chance to be featured in a BuzzFeed Community post.