Third World Memories with Maria Alexander

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-rdz48-e6a7b9

Maria Fuentes Alexander grew up fast, raising her 4 siblings in poverty and a time of war in El Salvador. At only 10 years old, her parents set off for America to prepare a new place to them all to call home.

 

Maria shares openly for the first time in public, what is was like to grow up as a lonely child of war, dreaming of an America with golden streets and miracle-producing microwaves. With her arrival in America came relief, but also great disappointments… like chicken sandwiches. 

 

Now raising a son of her own on a farm in Indiana, Maria is able to laugh, enjoy life and express gratitude for where she has come from. Her story serves as her compass for how to raise a son in America with the grit of a third world immigrant. 

 

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Added Notes and Upcoming events:

Upcoming live virtual comedy show!! August 23rd, 5pm PST, Lisa Gilbert (an upcoming guest) and I will be performing comedy via zoom! My first attempt in this pandemic world! Join in the awkward fun and get tickets at: 

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/jj-barrows-live-stand-up-comedy-tickets-116076928217 

Author: jenniejoybarrows

Artist. Author. Kinda Funny.

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