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Jennifer K Bauer

Jennifer K. Bauer has interviewed sword swallowers, saddle makers and even Arnold Schwarzenegger. She is the editor of Inland 360, a weekly culture magazine for north Idaho and eastern Washington that prints in the Lewiston Tribune and Moscow-Pullman Daily News. Contact her at jkbauer@inland360.com or (208) 848-2263.

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  1. Cesar Loza

    What a great article! I also am a Mexican born man brought to this country by my family. I related a lot to the Murillo’s. Thank you for painting a picture of our people in a positive way. Thank you so much.

  2. Connie

    Thank you for this story, Jennifer! What a beautiful family, and their story needs to be told. Thank you, thank you.

  3. Javier Ramirez

    Great story. You may want to correct your statement regarding Trump calling undocumented immigrants “animals.” That is misleading, it was originally said about MS-13, a brutal gang, not just any immigrant. I wouldn’t want a good story like this to be suspect of politicization.

    1. Jennifer K Bauer

      Thank you for your comment Javier. A link to Trump’s quote calling immigrants “animals” was updated at 2:30 p.m. 11/8 to send readers to an NPR story with a more detailed explanation about the context of his remarks.


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