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From Vietnam to ESOL to Honors English

By Alex Russ | Oct. 28, 2018, 11:10 p.m. | In Humans of Blair »

Long Lam immigrated from Vietnam and had to adjust to school in the United States


A passion for fashion

By Absa Fall | Oct. 20, 2017, 1:36 p.m. | In Humans of Blair »

"When I was five I wanted to be a fashion designer, but that changed when I came to America. I want to study astronomy and be an astronomer but I am thinking of getting a minor in fashion design."


Du Cameroun aux Etats-Unis

By Ellie Williams | March 28, 2017, 1:04 p.m. | In Humans of Blair »

"Au début j'avais honte de mon accent, mais maintenant je trouve que c'est un avantage de pouvoir communiquer avec des différentes parties du monde."


Humans of Blair: A balance of passions

By Randima Herath | Jan. 6, 2016, 1:51 p.m. | In Humans of Blair »

Isabel Hernandez-Cata, the choral and general music teacher at Blair, grew up with music-loving parents who come from different cultural backgrounds. As a result, Hernandez-Cata has devoted almost all of her life to music and teaching.


Humans of Blair: Caring and committed

By Eleanor Linafelt | Nov. 22, 2014, 5:41 p.m. | In Humans of Blair »

Senior Savitri Singh has wanted to become a doctor since she was four years old. Unlike the childhood career fantasies of many, Singh's dream has not left her as she has grown older.


Friends, Soccer—and Swish!

By Nicholas Shereikis | Nov. 5, 2014, 1:20 p.m. | In Humans of Blair »

In 2012, Okombi escaped war-torn Democratic Republic of Congo to the U.S. with his family. He enrolled at Blair the summer after, immediately joining the inter-school summer soccer league.



Alumni of Blair: Love and loss at Blair

By Maximillian Foley-Keene | Oct. 14, 2014, 10:35 a.m. | In Humans of Blair »

"The best day of my life was at that Blair basketball game."


Humans of Blair: Kinetics, Cars and Cameroon

By Abir Muhuri | Sept. 30, 2014, 9:37 p.m. | In Humans of Blair »

Sophomore Franck Demou walks into the media center with a confident smile. He packs together with his tight group of friends. Sitting down at a table, he thinks back to long walks during his sunny days in Cameroon.


Humans of Blair: A guest for a whole year

By Harini Salgado | Sept. 19, 2014, 11 p.m. | In Humans of Blair »

Tall and blonde, Julia Spies seems like a fairly typical Blair sophomore—except for her German accent. Spies is a German exchange student who will be attending Blair for a whole year.


Humans of Blair: Medicine and Moving Forward

By Abir Muhuri | May 29, 2014, 1:21 p.m. | In Humans of Blair »

For Nahn, becoming a doctor, studying hard at science and volunteering isn't just about preparing for the profession she wants. Her grandma in Vietnam was the catalyst that sparked her passion for medicine, science and, most importantly, caring for the sick.


Humanos de Blair: No hay un sitio como Australia

By Aidan Keys Rohan Oprisko | Feb. 13, 2014, 4:59 p.m. | In Humans of Blair »

Senior Tauqir Abdullah tiene una manera de hablar que es única en los pasillos de Blair. Él anda y habla suavemente.


Humans of Blair: There's no place like Oz

By Aidan Keys | Feb. 3, 2014, 10:14 p.m. | In Humans of Blair »

Although Abdullah has lived in Japan, the U.S and Australia, Australia (Oz for short) is where he feels most at home.


Humans of Blair: A fiesta of a life

By Aidan Keys | Dec. 30, 2013, 7:51 p.m. | In Humans of Blair »

Senior Marisela Tobar immigrated to the United States when she was 5 years old. Tobar's fun loving attitude has been ever present throughout the complications of life.


Humans of Blair: Adventurous learning

By Aidan Keys | Dec. 13, 2013, 2:04 p.m. | In Humans of Blair »

Sophomore Aaron Mott sits at a lunch table where his friends call him Victor. He doesn't know why they do that, just one day they did so he went with it.


Humans of Blair: Balancing change in one country and tradition in the other

By Aidan Keys | Dec. 3, 2013, 1:23 p.m. | In Humans of Blair »

Junior Eunice Muchemi immigrated to the United States from Kenya in December 2010.

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