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When my father first came to this country from El Salvador almost 40 years ago, he arrived with ten American dollars in his pocket and nothing else. From working on the coffee plantation where he grew up to living in San Jose, California, his journey was a difficult one, though not unique by most standards. … Continued

After years of playing soccer, I developed some lifelong back injuries. When these back injuries start to act up, nothing else matters. I just need to find relief from the back pain. It makes thinking about being productive at work or grocery shopping, or cleaning my room or running household errands, feel completely trivial. If I … Continued