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Get To Know The Mirabal Sisters, with writer Julia Alvarez!

from  Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls

Mar 18, 2021

 

Get to know the Mirabal Sisters a little better with writer Julia Alvarez! She wrote the book In the Time of the Butterflies all about the sisters and she tells us more about their incredible impact on the Dominican Republic and why they're a personal inspiration to her. (Headshot photographed by Bill Eichner)Julia's BIOBorn in New York City in 1950, Julia Alvarez's parents returned to their native country, Dominican Republic, shortly after her birth. Ten years later, the family was forced to fl...more

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