— by Agnes Constante: Shortly after Javi and Elsa learn that their grandmother has died, Javi decides to get ready for work instead of taking a day off to mourn.

Elsa reminds Javi of the magnitude of their grandmother’s sacrifices — leaving her hometown, family and friends, and walking barefoot through the desert — to give her children and grandchildren a better life in the U.S…

Image courtesy of Radan Popović