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Ana Consuelo Matiella was born in Nogales, Sonora, Mexico and raised in Ambos Nogales, on the U.S. / Mexico border by a clan of Spaniards and Mexicans. She is the author of "The Truth About Alicia and Other Stories" and "Las Madrinas: Life Among My Mothers." Ana Consuelo has written in a variety of genres over the years. She was a political columnist for The Santa Fe New Mexican for 10 years, has published several books on multicultural education and is a health fotonovela writer and producer.