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Octogenarian: The Pillar of Her Family

Octogenarian: The Pillar of Her Family

Yolanda Ramirez, Guest Writer
May 10, 2017
Filed under Opinion

My mother Maria del Socorro Anaya Mora, “Doña Coco”, was born 80 years ago this May. She is the marble-strong pillar of strength that holds our family together...and she was an undocumented immigrant who had the courage to leave six children behind to seek the American Dream in 1974. My grandmother,...

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