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Acteal, Chiapas

28 minutes 43 seconds

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Guadalupe tells of the massacre that killed her family and others in 1997. Her life in Acteal, a town in the state of Chiapas, Mexico, is very different now. She reveals what her world is like, how they live, and her hope for peace.

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Runtime: 28 minutes 43 seconds

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