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Beyond Borders and Refugees

Three important memoirists share their personal, ongoing and heart-wrenching immigration experiences that required unlimited perseverance, persistence and hope.

Roberta Gately

Roberta Gately, a nurse, novelist and former humanitarian aid worker, has provided medical care from Africa to Afghanistan. She has written extensively on the subject of refugees for The Journal of Emergency Nursing as well as a series of articles for the BBC World News Online and the Huffington Post....

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Reyna Grande

Reyna Grande is the author of the best-selling memoir, "The Distance Between Us," where she writes about her life before and after coming from Mexico to the United States as an undocumented immigrant. The much-anticipated sequel, "A Dream Called Home," was released in fall 2018....

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Jean Guerrero

Jean Guerrero is an Emmy-award-winning reporter for KPBS, the NPR and PBS affiliate in San Diego. She reports on immigration and border issues for public radio and TV stations across the country. She has also worked for The Wall Street Journal in Mexico City and has an MFA from Goucher College....

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