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So far Mercedes Falk has created 4 blog entries.

Mariana & Guillermo

Guillermo: “When I first came here in 1999, I had a girlfriend in Mexico. We were dating for a year. I wanted to marry her and I could only get the money for a proper wedding if I worked in the states. I left without telling her because I [...]

2020 Trip

We had the absolute privilege to travel to Mexico at the end of January to visit the families of Felipe, Sarai & José Abraham, and Alma & Carlos. We met their moms and dads and grandmothers and siblings, and we got to let them know how much we [...]

John

In 1884, my great Grandpa Johann decided he wanted to emigrate to the US from Langnau, Switzerland. They had 4 kids and they sent over the oldest son to check it out. He was 19 at the time. He went first and sent a letter back home to tell [...]

September 12th, 2019|Blog, Stories|

Rogelio

"I grew up in a small village in Mexico and was raised by my grandparents. My grandpa counted on me the most because we raised animals and he trusted me to take care of the cows. I would wake up at 5 and go check on the animals. Then, [...]