Yoel Diaz and his wife Marissa Diaz have taken TikTok by storm within the final 12 months with movies of Yoel’s new experiences in the US after fleeing communist Cuba. The couple has gained over 400,000 followers by sharing his highly effective, emotional and stunning response to the freedoms of our nation.
Seeing Yoel’s real appreciation of issues that so many People take without any consideration makes you need to weep for pleasure proper alongside the candy man.
A visit to Residence Depot left him in awe, and in tears, at seeing how straightforward it’s to search out the easy instruments and supplies wanted to guard a household from the weather. “And to see it right here. It’s so easy. I believe that is the primary place that has made me really feel so unhappy however so pleased on the identical time.”
@yoelandmaricertainly one of our happiest and saddest “firsts”. whereas they assemble motels for vacationers, properties crumble for our households.♬ A Thousand Years – Instrumental – Bluewater Kings Band
The Diaz household took Cuban mates to Costco for the primary time.
@yoelandmari When its uncommon to potatoes, limes and grapes and costco has 5 completely different varieties in large luggage…. #patriayvida ♬ Inspiring Emotional Piano – Metrow Ar
A easy journey to massive field pet retailer left Yoel in tears saying, “All these for animals? That’s it?”
Studying from an ingredient label on a can of cat meals, he says, “Pumpkin…tuna…they eat higher that I did in Cuba. There’s a lot meals for canines and cats. It’s like they’re people! One of many issues that impresses me most about this nation is the way you deal with your animals.”
@yoelandmariEven issues like PET Shops is a shock for a lot of immigrants…..♬ Pieces (Solo Piano Version) – Danilo Stankovic
Yoel challenged Marissa to eat like a Cuban, a problem that left their in any other case full pantry decimated.
@yoelandmariAnd that bread wasn’t even stale.. a great reminder to remain humble.♬ You Found Me – Instrumental Pop Songs
Yoel and Marissa joined Newsmax to debate his first American paycheck as a UPS driver.
Yoel’s response to seeing the Statue of Liberty is fantastically shifting and an exquisite option to remind us how a lot we’ve got to be pleased about this Thanksgiving. Yoel says, “I’m within the place of liberty,” earlier than gratefully kissing the bottom of the statue.
@yoelandmariTo an immigrant this second means extra thn a local is aware of. Immigrants have made this nation nice.♬ Experience (Piano e Violin) – Pietro Scichilone