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6:30 pm

Tacoma Reads: From Mexican to Mexican American: a Family Immigration Story

January 26 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
https://playtacoma.org/event/power-of-play-lunch/, 1501 PACIFIC AVE STE 202
TACOMA, 98402
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Free

As immigration becomes more hotly debated in the United States, the arguments have become cartoonish, with one side often painted as naïve and another as xenophobic. What has become lost is the human story of immigration to America, with all its complexity, heartache, and hope. Professor Carlos Gil sought to understand immigration by tracing his family’s history from the 1920s to the 1970s. In the process, he discovered the excitement, culture shock, inter-family conflict, and questions of identity that many […]

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