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Trenton, Princeton & Salcajá

In July, I spent two weeks on a scouting trip in Guatemala, assessing the possibility of future documentary work there as part of The Trenton Project. I owe thanks to many folks for helping me out – including funders here at Princeton University, Trentonians who generously put me in touch with their family and friends, Alfredo Maúl of GT22 in Guatemala City who travelled with me, Professors Tatiana Paz and Andrés Alvarez at UCV -- and of course the wonderful folks I met in Salcajá. By way of thanks, here’s a brief account of the trip & the work there. BACKGROUND: Migration between Salcajá and Mercer County Salcajá is a small city in the Western highlands of Guatemala, a few kilometers from

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