A Girl From Orosi

GRACIELA I was born seventeen years ago in Orosi, a tiny town in the middle of California. My parents came from Durango, a northern state in Mexico, where they were farm workers. After they moved to the US, they kept working in the fields. My mom worked as hard as my dad. Sometimes, I joined them in the fields, but it wasn’t easy to keep up with them. I loved my parents more than anything in the world. My goals were much different than what they could ever have dreamed. I knew the world was too big to remain in that … Continue reading A Girl From Orosi