Quotation by Ruth Behar

I have a huge need for financial security; the emigrant in me has a fear of ending up homeless and in the gutter.
Ruth Behar (b. 1956), U.S. anthropologist. Chronicle of Higher Education, p. A44 (November 4, 1992).

Winner of the extremely prestigious (and remunerative) MacArthur Fellowship, Behar was the granddaughter of a Russian Jew who emigrated to Cuba in 1924 and much later, after the Cuban Revolution, to the United States.
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