This episode features a young woman journalist who fled economic hardship, social chaos, and terror in Venezuela to make a new life for herself and a new family in Texas. Now a Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion executive, Ruth has a window on some of America’s flaws. Nevertheless, she is passionately giving back to the new paradise she found here.
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