African Immigrant Explains How the American Dream Works

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The American Dream is said to be dying, but one immigrant from Ghana rejects this idea. Stephen Osei immigrated to the US in the late 1970’s from Kumasi, Ghana in pursuit of a better life for him and his family. Now an American citizen, he describes his difficult story in his book ‘I Love America’ and outlines how anyone in the United States can succeed if they try. “The fact you are born poor, this doesn’t mean you grow up to be poor.”