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StoryCorps Shorts: A Mother's Promise

Special | 2m 54s

Maria Rivas and her teenage daughter, Emily, are preparing for the possibility of Maria returning to El Salvador if she loses her Temporary Protected Status to live and work legally in the U.S. Maria reminds her daughter of the promise she made to her.

Aired: 08/15/19

Expires: 08/19/23

Rating: NR

Video has closed captioning.

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