StoryCorps NW
7:04 am
Wed September 18, 2013

StoryCorps Northwest: Painful Memories Of Being Left Behind

Trinidad Rivera of Yakima with her daughter, Keila Rivera.
Trinidad Rivera of Yakima with her daughter, Keila Rivera.
Credit Storycorp

Imagine leaving your children with relatives while you look for jobs in another country. This is the case for many migrant workers who come to Washington state to harvest crops. In StoryCorps Northwest, hear Trinidad Rivera shares the painful memory of being left behind in Mexico for 3 years while her parents worked in the US with her daughter, Keila.

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