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Aug 6, 2010 - La Patrona

Over the last three days I've been filming the work of the women of La Patrona. La Patrona is a small village along the train tracks, outside of the city of Cordoba. There is a group of women, lead by Norma Romero, whose solidarity is second to none. Ever single day these woman prepare food, pack it in plastic bags and wait for the train to pass. When it does, they head out to the tracks in wheel barrels and hand off food and water to hungry Hondu passing by at precariously high speeds. It is a site you must experience first hand to feel...

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