Abuelos In this special holiday rebroadcast episode, Latino USA explores the special bond between Latinos and their grandparents. We talk to TV's most famous Latina grandma Ivonne Coll, the abuela on "Glee," "Jane the Virgin" and "Switched at Birth." We hear stories of grandparents raising their grandchildren, including a Dominican grandma who supported her transgender granddaughter when no one else would. We also chat with Chilean writer Isabel Allende about how her grandparents put the magic in her magical realism. Plus, some grandparent memories from our listeners.
NPR logo

Abuelos

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/677318192/677318299" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
Abuelos

Abuelos

Abuelos

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/677318192/677318299" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

In this special holiday rebroadcast episode, Latino USA explores the special bond between Latinos and their grandparents. We talk to TV's most famous Latina grandma Ivonne Coll, the abuela on "Glee," "Jane the Virgin" and "Switched at Birth." We hear stories of grandparents raising their grandchildren, including a Dominican grandma who supported her transgender granddaughter when no one else would. We also chat with Chilean writer Isabel Allende about how her grandparents put the magic in her magical realism. Plus, some grandparent memories from our listeners.