PBS Premiere: Sept. 7, 2010Check local listings »

Synopsis

Blanca Alvarez and her husband risked crossing the border to immigrate to the United States, and then struggled to make ends meet. They hoped to shelter their children from these harsh realities, but Blanca's daughter Connie reveals how much children can really see of their parents' lives — and the inspiration they draw from their parents' struggles. In partnership with StoryCorps, with support from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.

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