Anayeli Espinoza was twelve when she and her parents and her brother tried to cross the border from Mexico to the United States. It would be the first of five tries for Anayeli. Hee, she describes her harrowing journey and the emotional price she had to pay. For the web exclusive second part of this interview, click here.
Host Walter Gallacher sits down with our valley's storytellers as they relate their family's journey to the United States of America.
The half-hour edition of Immigrant Stories airs on the third Tuesday of each month on KDNK.
You can also hear short versions of Immigrant Stories weekday afternoons at 5:44 during All Things Considered.
Part 2 of Walter's interview with Anayeli: