This is the story of Rosa Arteaga, who grew up in an abusive household in Mexico. She grew up taking care of her family amidst her parents' divorce and came to the United States to earn enough to buy a home for her mother and herself in order to reunite…
This is the story of Maria Arteaga, who grew up in Jalsico, Mexico, and who overcame the tragedy of two siblings perishing in a fire and one from poisoning. After being educated in a Catholic school, she became a teacher and met her eventual husband, with…
Yesenia Moran Flores was born in St. Paul, MN. Her parents migrated from central Mexico to Minnesota when her mother was pregnant. Her parents owned a restaurant in Maplewood, MN from 2004 to 2008. Yesenia is a student at St. Paul College.
Aide Esthela Garcia was born in Mexico City, Mexico. She first came to Los Angeles, CA to visit her father. Nine months later, she moved to Minnesota. After working there for nine years, she began her studies at Century College in 2014.
Maria de los Angeles Hernandez Castro was born and grew up in Mexico. Her mother died when she was 15, and her grandmother raised her. Maria came to the United States alone in 1999. She got married in the United States and has three children.
Maria García Sánchez was born in Tarimbaro, a small town in Michoacán, Mexico. She went to school in Mexico and studied elementary education in college. She came to Houston, TX with her parents, sister, and two brothers in 2003. A month later, the…
Irma was born and raised in Culiacán, Sinaloa, Mexico. She arrived in St. James, MN in 1999 at the age of 9 with her parents and brother. They stayed with an uncle and only intended to stay temporarily. The family stayed for jobs, however, even after…
Daisy's mother was born in Puebla, Mexico. All of her siblings including Daisy were born in the U.S. When she created her digital story, she was a senior studying Political Science at the University of Minnesota and graduated in December 2014.