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Johnson County Native Sonia Nazario Retraces Honduran Teen's Perilous Journey

Johnson County native Sonia Nazario won a Pulitzer Prize for her series in the LA Times chronicling one Honduran teen's journey to the United States to find his mother.  On this edition of Up To Date, Steve Kraske speaks with Nazario about the risks she took to get the story, and the ongoing struggle of immigrants and families in Central America. 

Sonia Nazario will speak about her book, Enrique's Journey, at 1:30 p.m. Monday, April 6 at Donnelly College’s Community Event Center in Kansas City, Kan. Tickets are not required, but please RSVP to nfansher@donnelly.edu to reserve your seat. Click here for further information. 

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