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Aldo Velasco, 42, was born in Mexico. He talks about having a 'gringa' mother, a Mexican father and the tale that led to the impromptu departure of his home country.
This profile of Aldo Velasco was produced by Eric Pearse Chavez and Matt Holzman. Sound design by JC Swiatek. SonicTrace is part of Localore and the Association of Independents in Radio (AIR). It's funded by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting. The project is co-produced by Zeega, a nonprofit inventing new forms of interactive storytelling.