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Fortune struck for these Syrian migrants, but can they make it in California?

Culture Clash

Culture Clash's Richard Montoya in Boyle Heights. "The American night is a very dark place -- it can be," he says. "And it's usually in the American night when immigrants are moving through the night." But he notes that through history, "there was sometimes someone holding up a lantern guiding the way, and that's where you find the best of the American character."Francine Orr / Los Angeles Times
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