At 87, her mission to help immigrants hasn’t slowed down
August 23, 2018 | World | No Comments|
Carson City, Nevada (CNN)Florence Phillips was born in New York to Jewish parents who fled Europe before the Holocaust.
Growing up, she experienced first-hand the burden of being a child of immigrants who didn’t speak English. Helping her parents interact with the outside world fell on her shoulders.
“I did all the translations for them,” Phillips said. “I saw how they struggled being new to a country and not knowing the language.”