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Long Distance

14 EpisodesProduced by Paola MardoWebsite

What does it mean to be Filipino outside of the homeland? Long Distance is a podcast about stories in the Filipino diaspora. Each episode moves beyond typical immigrant narratives to share thoughtful tales of love, loss, history, and humor through audio documentaries and creative approaches to story… read more


#2 Little Manila (Part Two)

Two friends, three buildings, and the future of Stockton's Little Manila. Plus: What happened to the manongs?


Long Distance is written, mixed, hosted, and produced by Paola Mardo. Co-producer 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 the Black Eyed Peas, Dee Yan Key, Mac Dre, Lee Rosevere, and Souls of Mischief.

Special thanks to the students and teachers of Little Manila. To learn more about them and their work, head to Big thanks to my family, especially family historian Frances Pangilinan, with key assists from Gaya Lontok and Trixie Pangilinan-Mardo. Very, very special thanks to Rafael Bernardo Pangilinan.

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