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Enrique, Just One Among Many

Jeaninne Escallier Kato is the author of the children's book "Manuel's Murals." She finds her muse in the Mexican culture.

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Angels Know No Borders

“I’m sorry for your loss, Senora.” Enrique stands behind the screen door holding his sweaty ball cap. “Senor Fred was a good man.”

“Thank you, Enrique. Would you like something to drink?” Marlene shuffles her walker to the patio and hands her gardener a check.

Enrique answers, “No gracias, Senora. If you need any money, please don’t be afraid to ask.”

“You are too kind, Enrique, but I will be fine.” Marlene squeezes her gardener’s hand. “Fred was fond of you, too.”

The president is on TV talking about building the wall as Marlene settles into her recliner.