This week Latino USA looks at stories of parenting.

We hear from award-winning actor Sonia Manzano, Sesame Street‘s Maria, who reveals how her own life mirrored her TV character’s life. Maria Hinojosa opens up about being worried whether her daughter is “Latina enough.” Indie musician Empress Of talks about how her mom crashes her concerts, and we hear about the struggles of families that live across borders.

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