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Daughter of an Immigrant

I am Vanessa Graves. Don’t let the last name fool you, I am a Vanessa Del Carmen Rodriguez behind all that. I am the proud daughter of a Salvadoran immigrant madre. This podcast will try to open America’s eyes to the product of immigration. We have been quietly idling through America for far too long without representation. As hijas de nuestras madres we are now finding our voice so our madres sacrifices don’t die in vain. We speak about our upbringing, our fight to fit in, and the struggle of our current feelings. And as we share our mother’s legacies, we discover the intricate and intimate ways that we are all connected. #Unidas

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“Her stories are absolutely beautiful. Being a product of an immigrant mother, I related to the stories that Vanessa shares on her episodes. I felt chills and tears as I heard her mom’s story. Listening to the episodes, I felt like my story was being told and I am so thankful for this platform. Thank you Vanessa for highlighting the sacrifices our mamas have done and how that has affected our childhood and our mentality. Proud to be a daughter of an immigrant family.” ~ B. Amaya


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