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039: “I wish I can help relieve some of that pain if she were to open up." Being raised by a single mother, preserving language, and abusive relationships with Meia Santos
Episode 394th January 2020 • The Filipino American Woman Project • Jen Amos
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Meia Santos is born and raised in Chicago. Today she is multitasking at her best by balancing work, school and raising her 2-year-old son with her fiancé. She shares what it was like being raised by a single mother who valued preserving language and culture. She also opens up about how abusive relationships can get passed down from mother to daughter and the importance of being the change that you want to see.

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