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Day-by-day account of a faculty mission from Sacred Heart University (Fairfield, CT) to El Salvador in 1992 after the signing of the peace accords that ended the civil war. Provides a well-documented glimpse of a moment in time when the Salvadorans began to reclaim their lives, rebuild their communities, and look to the future



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Sacred Heart University Press


Fairfield, CT


El Salvador, Civil War, Sacred Heart University, Mission


Latin American Studies | Race, Ethnicity and Post-Colonial Studies | Service Learning

El Salvador at a Crossroads: Salvadorans Speak Out About the War, Repatriation, and Their Hopes for the Future



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