Day 17. Enrique’s Journey began as a Pulitzer-Prize winning series in the Los Angeles Times. In 2014, journalist Sonia Nazario revised and updated her 2006 national bestselling book which humanizes the issue of illegal immigration by telling the gripping story of one boy’s journey to be reunited with his mother 11 years after she left their impoverished home in Honduras to look for work in el Norte.
Passion Time w Patricia Gras: Sonia Nazario's Enrique's Journey
Enrique's Journey by Sonia Nazario In this astonishing true story, award-winning journalist Sonia Nazario recounts the unforgettable odyssey of a Honduran boy who braves unimaginable hardship and peril to reach his mother in the United States. When Enrique is five years old, his mother, Lourdes, too poor to feed her children, leaves Honduras to work in the United States. The move allows her to send money back home to Enrique so he can eat better and go to school past the third grade.