Mary Antin (June 13, 1881 – May 15, 1949) was an American author and immigration rights activist.
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... Mary Antin (June 13, 1881 – May 15, 1949) was an American author and immigration rights activist ... Antin is best known for her 1912 autobiography The Promised Land, which describes her public school education and assimilation into American culture, as well as life for Jews in Czarist Russia ... After its publication, Antin lectured on her immigrant experience to many audiences across the country, and became a major supporter for Theodore Roosevelt and ...
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“... the aspiring immigrant ... is not content to progress alone. Solitary success is imperfect success in his eyes. He must take his family with him as he rises.”
—Mary Antin (18811949)
“A fallen tree does not rise again.”
—Hawaiian saying no. 2412, lelo NoEau, collected, translated, and annotated by Mary Kawena Pukui, Bishop Museum Press, Hawaii (1983)