The Stowaways

The Stowaways

Mayer and Mario grew up in Callao, Peru, cleaning fishing boats and working hard to avoid hunger–until 1959, when they decided to sneak onto a ship that was headed to New York. This voyage, filled with challenges they couldn’t have foreseen, would mark their lives forever.

Reporter: Nancy López
Production and Sound Design: Martina Castro
Editor: Daniel Alarcón

Read the full transcript in Spanish here

CREDITS


PRODUCED BY
Nancy López


LOCATED IN
Peru & United States


PUBLISHED ON
05/15/2012


PHOTO BY
Rocío Urtecho

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