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Things We Saw Today: This Is Us Star Milana Vayntrub Tells Her Refugee Story

Milana Vayntrub, whom you might know from the hit show This Is Us, came to the United States from Russia when she was three. In this short, but awesome video that’s part of the Lives of Women series, she talks about her experience as a child comparing herself to American children, and how much she values the organization that worked with her family to help them get settled and thrive. (via Women and Hollywood)

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Teresa Jusino (she/her) is a native New Yorker and a proud Puerto Rican, Jewish, bisexual woman with ADHD. She's been writing professionally since 2010 and was a former TMS assistant editor from 2015-18. Now, she's back as a contributing writer. When not writing about pop culture, she's writing screenplays and is the creator of your future favorite genre show. Teresa lives in L.A. with her brilliant wife. Her other great loves include: Star Trek, The Last of Us, anything by Brian K. Vaughan, and her Level 5 android Paladin named Lal.

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