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Abigail's Story: Daughter, Immigrant, Caregiver

This HERStory is presented by Amber Sampson, as told to her by her mother, Abigail.

Abigail is a 51 year old Ghanaian immigrant residing in New York City. She was born and raised in Ghana until she decided that she wanted to venture into new opportunities that her home country could not provide her with. Leaving behind everything she knew at the age of 19 for the chance of new opportunities was by no means an easy thing to do, but she understood that becoming independent required such a momentous change. With the support of family members that already lived in the United States, her transition to life in