Sally Chung was born in Taipei, Taiwan. Her parents immigrated first and worked to bring Sally (age 3) and her siblings. She did not see her parents for nine years while she lived in Taiwan with her grandfather. When she came to the US, she struggled with the language and making friends. She worked in family restaurants. She met her husband when he was a customer at the restaurant in Dearborn. He returned to Taiwan after his student visa expired and they had a long distance relationship for three years. Eventually she and her husband opened their own restaurant.
Listen to Interview:
- Date Interviewed: Wednesday, 29 February 2012
- Interviewer: Karlee Derrick
Marygrove Archives ARC-SP 0100 File #34
Example of proper citation/attribution:
Derrick, K. (Interviewer) & Chung, S. (Interviewee). (2008). Sally Chung: Immigration to the U.S. [Interview transcript]. Retrieved from The John Novak Digital Interview Collection of the Marygrove College: https://www.marygrove.edu/detroit-journeys