In Attire
Relationship: Child of im/migrant
A colorful poncho
A colorful poncho

This poncho passes through the border with my mom it kept her warm and cozy made her feel like sh  b e was at home. Before my mom left to cross the border with my dad her dad. Which is my abuelito manuel gave her before she left. My mom said that was the last thing he gave her.  This was so important for my mom because as she said “ Yo no era muy cercana con mi papá siempre estaba trabajando con los chamacos nunca lo via yo” My mother. She was surprised when she received poncho  

Place(s): Mexico Puebla
Year: 1999

– LA

Relationship:  Child of im/migrant Child of im/migrant