Las Mariposas, The Butterflies | Episode 32


After a malicious dictator in the Dominican Republic retaliated against Minerva Mirabal's rejection with imprisonment of her family members, torture, financial ruin, Minerva and her sisters turned to rebellion against the totalitarian regime. Las Mariposas, or, The Butterflies, are now remembered throughout the Dominican Republic as martyrs, whose death finally aroused the nation to action, and brought down a dictator.

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Intro - 11:00 | Deanna and Hannah discuss going to Vegandale food festival.

11:00 - 40:05 | Persons of the week: The Mirabal Sisters.

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