StoryCorps Shorts: Silvia's Legacy

Special | 2m 29s

Ellaraino experienced a common teenage reaction when she learned she’d have to leave Los Angeles to spend the summer in Louisiana with her great-grandmother, Silvia. Less common was Ellaraino’s realization that Silvia had lived through the Civil War, and had a lot to teach her great-granddaughter about the true meaning of freedom.

Aired: 02/22/18

Expired: 02/21/19

Rating: NR

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