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EPISODE 3

Gloria Steinem reads the story of Kiara Chavez
Musical Guest responds

Activist and writer, Gloria Steniem tells the tender story Kiara Chavez, flying home to Mexico for the first time since she was age four to see her ailing grandmother.

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Rita Valente-Quinn
I Was Made for the Light

EPISODE 2

Nicholas Kristof reads the story of Reydesel Salvidrez Rodriguez
Musical Guest Arturo O’Farrill responds

Nicholas Kristof is an American journalist and political commentator. A winner of two Pulitzer Prizes, he is a regular CNN contributor and writes an op-ed column for The New York Times. He reads the story of Reydesel Salvidrez Rodriguez, a legally deaf undocumented young man who was on the verge of killing himself before the DACA program was created that gave temporary legal status to undocumented young people brought to the U.S. before age 16 by their parents.

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Rita Valente-Quinn
The Meaning of Courage

EPISODE 1

Jorge Ramos reads the story of Cristian Solano-Cortova
Musical Guest The Beatles responds

Jorge Ramos, often referred to as the"The Walter Cronkite of Latin America" and Emmy-award winning news anchor for Univision, reads Cristian Solano-Córdova’s story of strategizing to protect his eight-year-old sister, who is an American citizen, in the event her mother gets deported.

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Rita Valente-Quinn