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Siblings recall childhood as migrant workers in new book


Siblings recall childhood as migrant workers in new book
The 10 Garcia siblings visit the Basilica of San Juan del Valle to “unveil” their book, Are We Almost There?, giving thanks at the national shrine as the family has done for many years. Gathered for the event are Mariano Garcia Jr., Adela Ramirez, Carmen “Baby” Ramirez, Ramiro “Raymond” Garcia, Santiago “Jimmy” Garcia, Ysidro “Shado” Garcia, Mary Rose “Rose” Ximenez, Jesusita “Susie” Castro, Dimas Garcia, and Thelma Celestino.


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May 29, 2013
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Chronicling an extraordinary childhood, Thelma Garcia Celestino has gathered stories from her siblings, telling of their hardworking family as they migrated from state to state, harvesting crops and working the fields. . . .

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Kristen Weaver  
Floresville  
May 30, 2013 11:31pm
 
Congratulations! What a tribute and treasure to your family and community.

 
Carmen Castro Leal  
Floresville  
May 30, 2013 2:22pm
 
Congratulations to my Garcia family! It's amazing to see all these stories we've heard for years on paper (and even learning more as we read). This is a gift that will live on for generations. This book teaches everyone to ... More ›

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