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Claritza Abreu & Gerardo Villacres
From Dominican Republic
“The biggest struggle was to take messages.”
Claritza Abreu, who is originally from the Dominican Republic, tells her friend Gerardo Villacres about one of her first jobs in the United States. Recorded in Cambridge, MA