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The Threads That Bind / by Maria Hinojosa | May 18, 2012

The Threads That Bind

A group of Latina immigrants turn stories of hardship into beautiful quilts as part of a group called “Los Hilos de la Vida” or Threads of Life. Lisa Morehouse reports from California’s Anderson Valley.

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Lisa Morehouse is an award-winning public radio and print journalist who’s filed for National Public Radio, American Public Media, Edutopia, and McSweeney’s. Her reporting has taken her from Samoan traveling circuses to Mississippi Delta classrooms, from the homes of Lao refugees in rural Iowa to California youth incarceration facilities. For the last year she’s collaborated with KQED Public Radio’s The California Report on a series about the future of small town California.

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Kristina Pruett says:

I loved this story…

sally hopkins says:

Loved Monday, 05/21/12 broadcast w/Maria Hinajosa about the quilting art. Please advise as to how to see more of the quilts on this website. Maria suggested that we could view them. I just see only one. Thanks.

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