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Ellis Island Museum to update story of immigration
The new exhibition is heavily interactive, and visual, with video snippets from immigrants telling their stories. 
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Windows on the south side of the Great Hall at Ellis Island frame the Statue of Liberty, Wednesday, April 29, 2015, in New York. With the unveiling of a new exhibition next month, Ellis Island is telling stories of immigrants who have come as recently as the start of this century. And combined with a section that was opened in 2011 the museum is taking on a broader mission of showcasing the countrys entire migration history. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)

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A slideshow is projected on a globe inside a new exhibit near the entrance to Ellis Island, Wednesday, April 29, 2015, in New York. With the unveiling of a new exhibition next month, Ellis Island is telling stories of immigrants who have come as recently as the start of this century. And combined with a section that was opened in 2011 the museum is taking on a broader mission of showcasing the countrys entire migration history. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)

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A yacht passes by Ellis Island as it makes its way through New York Harbor, Wednesday, April 29, 2015, in New York. With the unveiling of a new exhibition next month, Ellis Island is telling stories of immigrants who have come as recently as the start of this century. And combined with a section that was opened in 2011 the museum is taking on a broader mission of showcasing the countrys entire migration history. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)

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Tourists visiting Ellis Island meander through the Great Hall, Wednesday, April 29, 2015, in New York. With the unveiling of a new exhibition next month, Ellis Island is telling stories of immigrants who have come as recently as the start of this century. And combined with a section that was opened in 2011 the museum is taking on a broader mission of showcasing the countrys entire migration history. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)

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Tourists make their way onto a ferry after touring Ellis Island, Wednesday, April 29, 2015, in New York. With the unveiling of a new exhibition next month, Ellis Island is telling stories of immigrants who have come as recently as the start of this century. And combined with a section that was opened in 2011 the museum is taking on a broader mission of showcasing the countrys entire migration history. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)

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Tourists ride a ferry back to Manhattan after visiting Ellis Island and the Statue of Liberty, Wednesday, April 29, 2015, in New York. With the unveiling of a new exhibition next month, Ellis Island is telling stories of immigrants who have come as recently as the start of this century. And combined with a section that was opened in 2011 the museum is taking on a broader mission of showcasing the countrys entire migration history. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)

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National Park Service rangers walk through the Great Hall at Ellis Island, Wednesday, April 29, 2015, in New York. With the unveiling of a new exhibition next month, Ellis Island is telling stories of immigrants who have come as recently as the start of this century. And combined with a section that was opened in 2011 the museum is taking on a broader mission of showcasing the countrys entire migration history. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)

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A carpenter looks through a tool box while working on a new exhibit at Ellis Island, Wednesday, April 29, 2015, in New York. With the unveiling of a new exhibition next month, Ellis Island is telling stories of immigrants who have come as recently as the start of this century. And combined with a section that was opened in 2011 the museum is taking on a broader mission of showcasing the countrys entire migration history. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)

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Tourists make their way through an exhibit focusing on the pre-immigration years at Ellis Island, Wednesday, April 29, 2015, in New York. Tourists walk around the grounds at Ellis Island, Wednesday, April 29, 2015, in New York. With the unveiling of a new exhibition next month, Ellis Island is telling stories of immigrants who have come as recently as the start of this century. And combined with a section that was opened in 2011 the museum is taking on a broader mission of showcasing the countrys entire migration history. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)

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Tourists wander through an exhibit showing Ellis Island before the peak immigration years, Wednesday, April 29, 2015, in New York. With the unveiling of a new exhibition next month, Ellis Island is telling stories of immigrants who have come as recently as the start of this century. And combined with a section that was opened in 2011 the museum is taking on a broader mission of showcasing the countrys entire migration history. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)

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Tourists walk around the grounds at Ellis Island, Wednesday, April 29, 2015, in New York. With the unveiling of a new exhibition next month, Ellis Island is telling stories of immigrants who have come as recently as the start of this century. And combined with a section that was opened in 2011 which looks at immigration to America pre-Ellis Island, the museum is taking on a broader mission of showcasing the countrys entire migration history. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)

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Tourists visiting Ellis Island meander through the Great Hall, Wednesday, April 29, 2015, in New York. With the unveiling of a new exhibition next month, Ellis Island is telling stories of immigrants who have come as recently as the start of this century. And combined with a section that was opened in 2011 the museum is taking on a broader mission of showcasing the countrys entire migration history. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)

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Tourists walk around the grounds at Ellis Island, Wednesday, April 29, 2015, in New York. With the unveiling of a new exhibition next month, Ellis Island is telling stories of immigrants who have come as recently as the start of this century. And combined with a section that was opened in 2011 which looks at immigration to America pre-Ellis Island, the museum is taking on a broader mission of showcasing the countrys entire migration history. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)

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Stephen Briganti, CEO of The Statue of Liberty-Ellis Island Foundation, Inc., walks through a new exhibit at Ellis Island, Wednesday, April 29, 2015, in New York. With the unveiling of a new exhibition next month, Ellis Island is telling stories of immigrants who have come as recently as the start of this century. And combined with a section that was opened in 2011 the museum is taking on a broader mission of showcasing the countrys entire migration history. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)

Ellis Island Museum to update story of immigration

The new exhibition is heavily interactive, and visual, with video snippets from immigrants telling their stories. 

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