Coming home to Galicia

Americas Now

In a remote corner of Galicia, in Northwestern Spain, summer means a huge influx of people. Some are tourists, but many more are former locals who have taken up life in Mexico.

For generations, thousands of families have sought their fortunes there and throughout Latin America. But all the money in the world cannot replace one overriding wish: to come home as often as is possible.

Correspondent Gerry Hadden reports on the strong bonds that keep those who leave Galicia, so attached to their homeland.

Coming home to Galicia

Coming home to Galicia

In a remote corner of Galicia, in Northwestern Spain, summer means a huge influx of people. Some are tourists, but many more are former locals who have taken up life in Mexico. For generations, thousands of families have sought their fortunes there and throughout Latin America. But all the money in the world cannot replace one overriding wish: to come home as often as is possible. Correspondent Gerry Hadden reports on the strong bonds that keep those who leave Galicia, so attached to their homeland.
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