Eldest Child

Eldest children of immigrant parents often have to bear the weight of taking on extra work and responsibilities to help their families succeed. In this episode, host Karina Zapata speaks with Rome Lim from Hamilton, Ontario and Cassandra Ngo from Markham, Ontario about their experiences as the eldest children of immigrant parents. From navigating language barriers to being the main emotional support to parents experiencing hardships, we discuss the pressure eldest children of immigrants often face, and how that changed the way they live as adults.