MN Reads: “Magical Realism for Non-Believers” by Anika Fajardo

MN Reads: “Magical Realism for Non-Believers” by Anika Fajardo

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It couldn’t have been more of a jolt.

Lifelong Minnesotan Anika Fajardo left Madison, WI in January to spend her break with the father she’d never met. The last thing the college student, bundled for -30, expected when she stepped off the plane in tropical Colombia, was how it felt to be surrounded with people who looked like her.