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Evangelina Sosa begins her story of love and family in Sonora, Mexico. She was born in a small town called Agua Prieta, but raised in Sonora. Life in Mexico revolved around her large family of eleven brothers and sisters. Her father worked as a carpenter and her mother was a homemaker and seamstress. Although Evangelina was only able to attend school through the sixth grade, her mother taught her important domestic skills. Evangelina learned to sew and cook at a very young age, which enabled her to help her mother care for the large family and assist with the sewing…
Oral History, Stockton - CA, California, Mexican American, History
Hunt, Tammy. "Sosa Family: Evangelina Sosa (Elder)". (2005). STOCKTONSpeaks! Mexican American Stories. Oral History 1.
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