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No más distancia; No More Distance

Event Type: Adult Program
Age Group(s): All ages
Date: 10/28/2017
Start Time: 1:00 PM
End Time: 2:00 PM
Description:
 This program will be presented in Spanish. Este programa se presentará en español.
La escritora Reyna Grande hablará del tema de la inmigración a través de su historia personal, compartiendo con el público el poder de la lectura y la escritura para sanar las heridas que resultan del trauma de la inmigración. Reyna hablará sobre los efectos que tuvo la separación familiar en su relación con sus padres, su traumática asimilación, y las barreras físicas y metafóricas que tuvo que enfrentrar para poder triunfar. Este programa es una parte de Timberland Reads Together, programa anual de la Biblioteca Regional Timberland.
Author Reyna Grande will explore immigration through the lens of her family story, sharing the power of reading and writing to heal. Discussing separation, assimilation, and barriers both physical and metaphorical, Reyna will discuss how a parentless childhood in Mexico, a perilous journey across the border, and her tumultuous reunification with her father shaped her life. This is part of Timberland Reads Together, an annual Timberland Regional Library program.
Library: Centralia Timberland Library    Map to the Centralia Library
Link: Reyna Grande