This story originally aired on December 9, 2017.
Meet a mother and a daughter working through how blood and language have shaped their relationship.
Simone Alicea is a reporter and editor here at KNKX. Her mom Veronica Alicea-Galvan is a King County Superior Court judge. They came together in a Storycorps booth in Chicago to talk about something specific: the bilingual court that Judge Alicea-Galvan used to run in Des Moines, Washington.
But the conversation strayed pretty quickly into this intimate space, where both women learned things about the other they hadn’t known before.