That Was Then; This is Now: Part 2
This is a re-post from Ana Fores-Tamayo’s’ blog Adjunct Justice [http://adjunct-justice.blogspot.com/].
Given that the issue of undocumented immigrants in the United States has moved to the forefront during this year’s still nascent presidential campaign, and given that much of the discussion of immigration has been quite generalized and abstract, this sort of personalized perspective on the contemporary experience seems all the more necessary and valuable.
Part 1 is available at: http://academeblog.org/2015/09/17/that-was-then%CD%BE-this-is-now-part-1/
So that’s why we moved to Montana, and that’s why we went off to Minnesota afterward — when my dad got his first teaching job — to a wee bit trailer farm out in the boondocks. The nearest town of 1000 people loomed 7 miles away from our lonely tree farm, the only place we could afford to pay.
My Winter Childhood, © Dinorah Fores
In North Branch, Minnesota, my dad began to teach…
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