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Valero Doval

Valero Doval is an award-winning Spanish artist and illustrator. His work has appeared in publications including Texas Monthly,This American Life, and House Beautiful


The Descendant

Summer 2021 | Essays

I grew up in a leafy first-ring suburb of a segregated Rust Belt city. My childhood lay on the sunny side of the Clinton years, my parents taking full advantage of immigration policies that favored highly skilled foreign workers.