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Finding Home: Andrea’s Journey from Mexico to Mesquite

When Andrea Carrizales first heard that her family was moving to the United States, she was thrilled. A freshman in high school, Andrea began English classes to prepare for the big trip. Her father, an engineer, went ahead of the family to begin his new job as an elementary school teacher in Mesquite, Texas.

Finally, in fall 2010, the Carrizales family was reunited. But their new home in the U.S. wasn’t what Andrea expected.

Win Free Tickets and More to Watch FC Dallas vs. Real Salt Lake Sat., Aug. 29

Well, we have good news and bad news. The bad news is: summer is nearly over. The good news is: the Fall 2015 semester is right around the corner. (Okay, okay — we can hear you groaning through the screens.) Here’s the best news: you (yes, YOU!) and your friends can enter to win tickets to watch FC Dallas take on Real Salt Lake August 29 at the Toyota Stadium in Frisco!

Observe Dallas 2015 and a Small Glimpse at Richard Andrew Sharum’s Path to Prominence

Throughout April and May, Richard Andrew Sharum has embarked on what has been described as “perhaps the most ambitious photography project ever to take place in Dallas.” A larger scale of a project from last year, Observe Dallas 2015 shows photos of everyday people, observed through Sharum’s eyes and lens, in the hopes that those who see the photos will stop, think and observe the beauty in their daily lives.