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Migrant Festival: Saying 'Thank You' in More Ways than One

4 years 4 weeks 13 hours ago Thursday, November 01 2018 Nov 1, 2018 November 01, 2018 11:00 AM November 01, 2018 in Community - Con Mi Gente

SAN JUAN – Coins and sacrifice helped bring back the Basilica of Our Lady San Juan del Valle to life after a plane crash in the ‘80s.

Now, those credited with helping rebuild the shrine are being celebrated at the annual Migrant Festival.

The event has become a community effort and many volunteers, either former workers themselves or of families who’ve worked in agriculture up north, gather to keep the tradition alive.

KRGV’s Rick Diaz joined them on the occasion.

Watch the video above for the full story.

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