Documentary

Undocumented Women in the United States

Undocumented Women in the United States

Lots of people (ie Jessie) have asked to see the finished series of my Mexican women series. After an extended hiatus it's time to get back on track. After teaching English to this group of Mexican women for almost three years I decided it was my duty to show America the faces behind the words "undocumented immigrants."

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Mexican Immigrants: Ruth

Mexican Immigrants: Ruth

There is too much to say about Ruth*. She is one of the two most faithful ladies who have come to our ESL classes. Even before I started teaching in the fall of 2012 the class was already meeting in her home. She has always been extremely generous with her house, her time, and her energy. 

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An Intro to "Mexican Immigrants in the US"

An Intro to "Mexican Immigrants in the US"

Everyone knows that immigration is a hot topic in the United States right now. Personally I have not yet made up my mind where I stand on the issue but there are several things I do know. Since the fall of 2012 every Wednesday I have been going to a trailer park in Warsaw, IN to teach English.

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Documenting a Gift: A Bible Dedication

Documenting a Gift: A Bible Dedication

One Sunday my parents and I went out to the town of Chuxnaban Queztaltepec, in the state of Oaxaca. We drove up and down a whole range of mountains for about three hours before we arrived. We left early in the morning and arrived in Chuxnaban in time for breakfast. The point of the trip was to witness the dedication of the Bible in the language spoken in Chuxnaban: Mixe.

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