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Esperanza is an immigration fable written with music by Joelle Wallach and additional text from Nobel Prize winner Gabriela Mistral.

In this story, a young mother is attempting to cross the border into the United States with her young toddler by her side and a sick baby in her arms. During her perilous journey, she meets several people who change the course of her destiny, both through great kindness and great cruelty.

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