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Alma and Arturo Rivera move from Mexico to Delaware so their daughter Maribel can attend a special school that will help her recover from a severe brain injury. As they struggle to survive in a new land, the Riveras move into an apartment complex occupied by Latin Americans who came to live in the US under vastly differing circumstances.
At the end of the Civil War, Cathy Williams, a freed slave, makes a wildly non-traditional choice: she joins the newly-formed Buffalo Soldiers unit and lives disguised as a man for over two years.