Enrique's Journey Setting

Sonia Nazario
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Tegucigalpa, Honduras

Enrique and his family come from Tegucigalpa, Honduras. They live in various parts in and around the city. The city has citizens who are affluent living next to people in extreme poverty, as Enrique's family is. Jobs there are scarce and many of the people live in inadequate housing, most without indoor plumbing.

Los Angeles, California

When Lourdes first arrives in the United States, she lives in Los Angeles. She is supposed to continue from there, but her smuggler leaves her. Lourdes lives in a poor, gang-infested neighborhood in the city and at one point she lives with her daughter, Diana, in a storage locker.

North Carolina

Lourdes moves to North Carolina, which is where she lives when Enrique joins her in the United States. She lives in a trailer with seven other people and she likes it there. It's quiet and safe.

Mexico

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