Mateo Amezcua - Define American

Mateo Amezcua

Eugene, OR

The documentary is about Mateo Amezcua, who came to the United States as a young man and without any reading or writing skills. Mateo worked his way to Eugene Oregon, where he started a family and his own landscaping business. Mateo explains in his own words the risks he took with his future and the ways in which he survived in the world by never giving up and meeting the challenges of making a living with the handicap of being illiterate, but at the same time proud to be an American.

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