Rex, 2015

Eleanor Adam

Graphite on paper

I’m from Nigeria. I’ve been in this country for a month. I have a masters in International Security. I was forced to leave my country, I don’t have anybody, any family or friends here in the United States. So that’s why I came here for shelter, to get on my feet, to regularize my immigration status, before I can be able to get a job and all of that. It’s hard to leave home, especially when you have all things planned in your life, a career to pursue, you never thought about leaving home. With a change of environment… you think, okay, how do I take my life from here?

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