Three stories about student mentors called "Chasers" who do whatever it takes to get their... more.
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Three stories about student mentors called "Chasers" who do whatever it takes to get their kids to class.
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Recorded in Pasadena, California
Antero Garcia (R) talks to his former student Roger Alvarez (L) who dropped out... more.
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Antero Garcia (R) talks to his former student Roger Alvarez (L) who dropped out during his senior year of high ...
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Recorded in Culver City, California
New York City bus operator Ronald Ruiz remembers one of his passengers on the City... more.
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New York City bus operator Ronald Ruiz remembers one of his passengers on the City Island line in the Bronx.
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Recorded in New York City, New York
Miriam Cruz-Colon and her husband Oscar Colon remember meeting as acting students in 1959.
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Miriam Cruz-Colon and her husband Oscar Colon remember meeting as acting students in 1959.
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Recorded in New York City, New York
Gustavo Mestas talks to his daughter, Ileana, about escaping from Cuba to the U.S. in... more.
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Gustavo Mestas talks to his daughter, Ileana, about escaping from Cuba to the U.S. in 1963.
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Recorded in Georgetown, Delaware
Congressman Raul Grijalva talks to his daughter Marisa about his mother's influence on his education.
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Congressman Raul Grijalva talks to his daughter Marisa about his mother's influence on his education.
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Jose Rodriguez tells his former coach Charles Zelinsky how he got involved in the Special... more.
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Jose Rodriguez tells his former coach Charles Zelinsky how he got involved in the Special Olympics.
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Recorded in Trenton, New Jersey
Ruben Aguilar tells his friend Bill Luna about his family's deportation as part of the... more.
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Ruben Aguilar tells his friend Bill Luna about his family's deportation as part of the Mexican Repatriation Program in 1933.
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Recorded in Chicago, Illinois
Monique Ferrer remembers her ex-husband, Michael Trinidad, who was killed in the World Trade Center... more.
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Monique Ferrer remembers her ex-husband, Michael Trinidad, who was killed in the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001.
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Recorded in New York City, New York
Alfred Zepeda (L) talks to his friend Albert Elias (R) about their childhood in Chavez... more.
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Alfred Zepeda (L) talks to his friend Albert Elias (R) about their childhood in Chavez Ravine, a Mexican-American neighborhood in ...
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Recorded in Montebello, California
Sylvia Mendez (L), 73, talks to her sister Sandra Mendez Duran (R), 59, about Mendez... more.
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Sylvia Mendez (L), 73, talks to her sister Sandra Mendez Duran (R), 59, about Mendez v. Westminster, their family's 1945 lawsuit that won ...
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Recorded in Walnut, California
Nineteen-year-old Noe Rueda (R) talks to his high school economics teacher, Alex Fernandez (L), about... more.
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Nineteen-year-old Noe Rueda (R) talks to his high school economics teacher, Alex Fernandez (L), about growing up poor in Chicago.
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Recorded in Madison, Wisconsin
Gloria Mengual tells her partner, Charles Gregory, about growing up with epilepsy.
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Gloria Mengual tells her partner, Charles Gregory, about growing up with epilepsy.
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Recorded in Hartford, Connecticut
Jose Cruz tells his daughter, Grace, about living in Villa Juana, a neighborhood in Santo... more.
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Jose Cruz tells his daughter, Grace, about living in Villa Juana, a neighborhood in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, while his ...
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Recorded in New York City, New York
Ramon "Chunky" Sanchez remembers how teachers changed the names of Mexican-American students during the 1950s.
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Ramon "Chunky" Sanchez remembers how teachers changed the names of Mexican-American students during the 1950s.
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Recorded in San Diego, California
Umberto Joseph DeJesus talks to his wife, Nancy Cardona, about volunteering at Ground Zero.
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Umberto Joseph DeJesus talks to his wife, Nancy Cardona, about volunteering at Ground Zero.
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Recorded in New York City, New York
Secretary of the Interior, Kenneth Salazar (R) and his brother, Congressman John Salazar (L), talk... more.
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Secretary of the Interior, Kenneth Salazar (R) and his brother, Congressman John Salazar (L), talk about growing up in a ...
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Hector Vega and his wife, Leopoldina, remember the day Hector returned home from war.
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Hector Vega and his wife, Leopoldina, remember the day Hector returned home from war.
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Recorded in New York City, New York
Sergeant Papsy Lemus tells her daughter Griselda about going off to war in Iraq.
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Sergeant Papsy Lemus tells her daughter Griselda about going off to war in Iraq.
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Recorded in Salt Lake City, Utah
Jesus Melendez telling Frank Perez about poet Pedro Pietri's final moments in an air ambulance.
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Jesus Melendez telling Frank Perez about poet Pedro Pietri's final moments in an air ambulance.
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Recorded in New York City, New York