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Mixed Blood Theatre actors Ricardo Vazquez (left) playing Jimmy, and Pedro Bayon, performing as Diego, visited Perham High School on April 20 for their performance of Minnecanos, a musical depicting life as a Mexican American through the generations.

Diversity and acceptance driven home at school

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Perham students took a step inside the lives of Mexican Americans April 20 when Mixed Blood Theatre performed at the high school.

The musical told the story of a 98-year-old Mexican American man struggling to pass down cultural pride to his granddaughter and great-grandson.


"We do plays about a lot of things that a lot of people don't do plays about," said Mixed Blood Director Raul Ramos following the performance.

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