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#1 Little Manila (Part One)

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An alleged hate crime. An American dream. El Dorado. A visit to Stockton, California reveals the deep, dark history of Filipinos in America. Plus, host and producer Paola Mardo tells her long distance story.

Credits.
Long Distance is written, mixed, hosted, and produced by Paola Mardo. Co-producer and voice actor is Patrick Epino. Cover art by Celina Calma. Title design by Paola Mardo. Theme Song is "Comin' Along" by C. Light and the Prisms.

Music in this episode is by Pedro Concepcion, Julián Felipe, Dee Yan Key, James I. Lent, Lee Rosevere, and Pavement.

Special thanks to Katrina Alarkon, Joe Bernardo, Jakriza Cabrera, Gerlie Cullado, Elaine Dolalas, Renee Gross, Josie Huang, James Kim, Nick Liao, Erica Mu, Joel Quizon, Stepheny Southa, Ada Tseng, David Weinberg, Visual Communications, and the Mardo family.

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