Taylor and Turtle travel to Tucson

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Taylor and Turtle travel to Tucson, Arizona. Because of additional car problems, they end up at a  business named Jesus Is Lord Used Tires. The owner of the business, Mattie, a courageous and  kind person, eventually hires Taylor. Taylor soon discovers that Mattie's shop is also a shelter for  political refugees from Guatemala. After she befriends refugees Estevan and Esperanza, Taylor  becomes more aware of discrimination and social injustice. Looking for a place to live, taylor responds to an ad in a newspaper and rents a room from Lou Ann  Ruiz. an immediate bond forms between Taylor and Lou Ann when they realize that they both are  from Kentucky. Lou Ann, whose husband just left her, and her young son, Dwayne Ray, and Taylor  and Turtle provide a sense of family for each other. The women's friendship, the relationships that 
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This note was uploaded on 11/29/2011 for the course ENG 1320 taught by Professor Bost during the Fall '09 term at Texas State.

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