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St. Joseph High School students create immigration mural

SOUTH BEND, Ind. – Tuesday morning, students at St. Joseph High School unveiled their new mural project, which depicts immigration in our community.

 

The mural is a partnership between the high school and the University of Notre Dame.

 

Its purpose is to encourage a conversation in our community and raise questions about race, politics, and poverty.

 

"I drew feet. I drew them pigeon toed kind of just like how a child would stand. They're only wearing one sock to show the poverty in what they're coming from," said Liam O'Conor, a senior at St. Joseph High School.

 

The mural is also used to help teach art and culture during Spanish language courses at the high school. 

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