Mi Tierra

The Story of Mi Tierra’s ‘American Dream’ Mural in San Antonio

June 25, 2019 | By Anthony Head

Featuring portraits of more than 100 people, “American Dream” was the idea of Jorge Cortez—the son of Mi Tierra founders Pedro “Pete” and Cruz Cortez. “I wanted to honor my father and mother, who came to the U.S. as immigrants,” Cortez says of the mural.

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