My Combat Boots

Levia Quequezana


The footsteps of a woman in a foreign country are tough and awkward. As an immigrant from Peru, Levia Quequezana’s combat boots represented more than resistant footwear. They carried her sorrow and supported her through countless fights. Those boots have many stories to tell about her reasons for becoming Canadian, her children’s harsh moments, and hopes in life. Could she ever take her combat boots off?

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