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American Dad

Growing up poor in Mexico City, Pilar dreamed of reuniting with her father who had moved to America years before.

2012 / Stephanie Foo / Snap Judgment, USA

Growing up poor in Mexico City, Pilar dreamed of reuniting with her father who had moved to America years before.

Though her mother begged her to stay, Pilar was captivated by the promise of America, so at eighteen she headed north. Decades later, the details of her journey are vivid, the remorse palpable.


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