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How Can Immigrants Die With Dignity During a Pandemic?

Covid-19 has robbed many immigrant families of the right to be buried in a way consistent with their values and traditions

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I was about nine years old when my grandmother first took me to her burial plot. She and my grandfather had scraped together enough money to buy one of the last…




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Katie Acosta

Katie Acosta

I am a queer, woman of color, scholar-activist. writing about parenting, loving, forgiving and struggle

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