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Juan: 16 Years Later

Teenage Diaries Listen to Juan's diary 16 years earlier »

16 years ago, Juan reported on his life as a recent Mexican immigrant living in poverty in Texas. In his new diary, Juan takes us on a tour of the life he has built since he first crossed the Rio Grande. It looks a lot like the typical American dream: a house, 2 cars, 3 kids—except for the fact he’s still living illegally in the U.S.

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Produced by Joe Richman and Sarah Kate Kramer
Edited by Deborah George and Ben Shapiro
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