Patricia Esparza: Victim on Trial

Dr. Caroline

*** Trigger Warning for Violence, Including Sexual Violence***

norma-esparra Dr. Patricia Esparza

39-year-old Patricia Esparza embodies the fabled American Dream. She spent the first five years of her life in El Taray, a small farming community in Southern Mexico with no running water and unpaved streets. Her mother migrated to the United States where she worked long hours in factories and as a janitor. Esparza’s exceptional academic abilities and hard work landed her a merit scholarship to the prestigious Phillips Exeter Academy. She went on to earn a bachelor’s degree from Pomona College and a Ph.D. in clinical psychology from DePaul University. Esparza was hired as a professor at Webster University Geneva and works as a consultant for the World Health Organization.

Yesterday I watched as Esparza was hauled away in handcuffs, charged with a murder she did not commit.

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