Jessi Silva and Maggie Marquez on the grounds of the Blackwell School in Marfa, Texas. The school closed in 1965 and some of it was demolished. Both women returned to the grounds in 2007 with a group of alumni to hold a symbolic ceremony to unearth "Mr. Spanish."
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After spending nearly 12 years apart, Five Mualimm-ak, 46, and his son Omar, 23, say their relationship is getting better and they're focusing on the present, not the past.
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