Eight Bright Candles: Courageous Women of Mexico
Eight Bright Candles is a compelling profile of daring women who chose not to comply with conditions dictated by their men or society. They instead fought for political freedom and raised their voices to improve life for less fortunate people. For a few, it was a matter of personal survival that caused them to make history-changing decisions and to rise above personal tragedy. Above all, the story of heroism and courage is told.
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