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Award-winning author inspires audience with personal immigration experiences

Award-winning author inspires audience with personal immigration experiences

Shiri Marwaha, Staff Reporter

February 6, 2019


Filed under Campus Beat, Campus Beat

Visiting speaker Reyna Grande, award-winning author of books like “The Distance Between Us” and “A Dream Called Home,” inspired a jam-packed room of De Anza College students with her stories about her challenging journey through life at the Hinson Center Jan. 29. She answered the questions...

FROM MEXICO TO THE U.S

FROM MEXICO TO THE U.S

Jinwei Zhang

March 4, 2014


Filed under Features

Reyna Grande, an award-winning author, brought her new memoir “The Distance Between Us” to De Anza College on Feb. 24. She shared her experiences of growing up in Mexico, how she first came to the U.S. as an illegal immigrant and how she became a writer. Grande, born in Mexico, grew up without...