506: Secret Identity

506: Secret Identity

Oct 4, 2013
A bank robber on an undercover mission. A teenage girl with the powers of a tiger. A vigilante seeking vengeance in Ciudad Juarez. All have secret identities. But not all of them chose those identities for themselves.

WEB EXTRA: A drawing by Alice Leora Briggs accompanies the text of "Diana, Hunter of Bus Drivers."
  • While we were putting together this week's show, we heard about a real life avenger with a secret identity in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico. Writer Yuri Herrera lived on the border for several years and spent a lot of time in Juarez. He went back there to see the what effect this secret avenger has had on the city.

    Yuri Herrera's books are available here in Spanish. His book Signs Leading Up To The End Of The World will come out in English next year. (13 minutes)

    WEB EXTRA: A drawing by Alice Leora Briggs accompanies the text of this story. Alice's book of Juarez drawings is called Dreamland.

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