StoryCorps: Ana Maria Martinez

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Ana Maria Martinez was raised in Colombia with her mom and extended family, as well as a maid. She was content there. 

But then her mom fell in love with an American man, and Ana Maria found herself in a new country at the age of 12. She told the story of her arrival to the U.S. to her husband, Mario Martinez.

This conversation was recorded in partnership with Georgia Hispanic Bar Association and the Atlanta History Center.