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About Community Stories

Seattle is mosaic of cultures and diverse communities, with an endless supply of inspiring tales to share. Community Stories presents this rich tapestry -- the people, the neighborhoods, the communities, relevant issues, cultural traditions and rich histories that make each of us unique. Learn more about your neighbors on Community Stories.

To submit story input and for further information about Community Stories, please contact: Shannon Gee, Community Stories Senior Producer, (206) 233-3982,

Community Stories: Ernesto Alorda
Community Stories: Ernesto Alorda

Seattle`s Cuban-American community is small, but comprised of many talented individuals. In this short vignette, Seattle Opera`s Ernesto Alorda shares his immigration story and thoughts on being Cuban in Seattle.