The Downey Legend

As an immigrant from Russia since 2011, Egor Goncear, 11, struggled adjusting to American culture because of the language barrier. “The hardest thing about moving to America was learning the language,” Goncear says. “I was taking three English classes and I struggled a lot with writing because the Russian and English alphabets are totally different.”

From Russia with Love

Alex Castillo, Copy Editor October 21, 2015

As a young immigrant, Egor Goncear, 11, had trouble adjusting to life in America after moving from Russia to the United States in 2011 due to his mother’s remarriage.   Goncear believes...

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