StoryCorps Shorts: Silvia's Legacy

Aired: 2/21/2018 | 0:02:29 | Expires: 6/30/2018 | Episode
Ellaraino experienced a common teenage reaction when she learned she’d have to leave Los Angeles to spend the summer in Louisiana with her great-grandmother, Silvia. Less common was Ellaraino’s realization that Silvia had lived through the Civil War, and had a lot to teach her great-granddaughter about the true meaning of freedom.