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" Despite struggle, sacrifice and hardship the unwavering and proud spirit of the Filipino community of the Pajaro Valley serves as a testament of hard work and perseverance that is implanted in the American fabric of life."

Dioscoro R. Recio

The team thanks the UCSC Committee on Research and The Humanities Institute for its backing of this initiative. This project was made possible with support from California Humanities, a non-profit partner of the National Endowment for the Humanities. Visit
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