Maria Verma Tadeo interview
Maria Verma Tadeo was born in 1948 on the Visayan Island of the Philippines. She has two siblings and attended Catholic school growing up. She attended St. Paul College of Nursing and worked briefly in the Philippines before immigrating to Houston. She married her husband shortly after moving to the States and has raised two daughters. She returned to the Philippines briefly to complete her graduate studies, but has otherwise lived in Houston ever since. Verma occasionally refers to a woman named Christy Poisot, who is another interviewee of the Houston Asian American Archive and the daughter of a Filipina immigrant nurse.