This is a true story of a woman born in Mexico to a middle class family. Married at the age of sixteen, she was abandoned at twenty-eight after giving birth to four children Accepting a low-level job in the Social Security Hospital in Mexico City she met, and fell in love with what she thought would be her prince charming. After impregnating her he too abandoned her. Hoping to find her way to the United States and a better life. She went to the border town of Tijuana Mexico. There she fell in with a woman called Carmella. Carmella made her living trafficking in illegal border crossings. In search of a better life Maria Magdalena traveled to the great San Joaquin Valley. The long hot days working in the cotton fields did little to improve her opportunities. The twist and turns she took as she learned to live in the sub-culture of the non-documented worker is truly fascinating. You will thrill as you read of her courage and indomitable spirit. Here you will discover the REAL power of a mother’s love. This story is for everyone that loves and appreciates the sacrifices of motherhood.