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New York City: A Tribute to my Father
Wednesday, March 11, 2015
New York City: A Tribute to my Father

I grew up in New York City.  No matter where I've lived since then, I will always consider myself a New Yorker. My father taught English as a Second Language at night and introduced me to his students, people from every part of the world.  It is probably what started my travel dreams. I did not grow up in Manhattan, but in the more affordable borough of Queens, part of the "bridge and tunnel crowd."  Going to Manhattan as a child meant an exciting ride on the subway to "The City."  Turning around and putting my knees on the plastic seat, I gazed out the window as the neighborhoods flew by.Rockefeller Center, in the heart of midtown Manhattan, was always a place of ...