Diaspora Diaries: Thomas Sengeh tells his story of how he immigrated to the US
Diaspora Diaries: Telling the stories of folks along the African diaspora
By Marquis Lupton
Thomas Sengeh, originally from Sierra Leone, embarked on a transformative journey when he immigrated to the United States a few years ago, ultimately becoming a proud US citizen. Settling in Lancaster City, Sengeh has not only embraced his new home but has also thrived in the community. His story is one of resilience and adaptability, exemplifying the immigrant experience in the pursuit of a better life.
In recent achievements, Sengeh played a pivotal role in leading his West Africa team to victory in the inaugural Unity Cup held in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. The Unity Cup, a testament to the city’s cultural diversity, symbolizes unity and collaboration among different communities. Sengeh’s team emerged triumphant, showcasing the strength of teamwork and the rich tapestry of cultural exchange within the local immigrant population.
Sengeh’s success in the Unity Cup not only highlights his dedication to community building but also serves as an inspiration to others navigating the challenges of adapting to a new culture. As a valuable member of the Lancaster City community, Sengeh’s story is a testament to the positive impact immigrants can have on their adopted homes, fostering unity and mutual understanding through shared experiences and achievements.