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Born in Jalisco, my father was brought to the border by his bracero father and older brothers. By age 5, he was shinning shoes to provide for his mother and sisters, when there would be large gaps in visits from my grandfather and uncles. Many times, his life was not very far from a garbage picker’s. I appreciate Urrea telling the stories of a border town world not far from my father’s…

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