Ernie Galarza - This character shares the story of growing up and learning about life. This character moves from a small town in Mexico to California.
Gustavo - This character takes on the role of the man in the household, taking the bulk of the workload onto his own shoulders. It is this character who travels the farthest distances for work, and this character who makes detailed travel arrangements for the rest of the family.
Henriqueta - This character uses sewing skills to build up a business, thus contributing to the money earned for the family.
Josy - This character expresses a desire on more than one occasion to run away and join a guerilla group to fight in the war. This character's fiery and opinionated personality mellows in time.
The Lopez Family - This group is physically present in only Part One and again briefly in...
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