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Oral Histories

The SFA oral history program documents life stories from the American South. Collecting these stories, we honor the people whose labor defines the region.

ORAL HISTORY

Nora Guerra


Guate-Linda

Nora Guerra moved to Charlotte from Florida, leaving a job in cleaning for a opportunity to open a business with her brother and business partner. They keep Guatemalan food and culture alive and central to both the menu and atmosphere. As the head chef Nora Guerra brings Guatemalan “sazon” to all her dishes, a chance to experience Chapin culture and flavor.

Interviewer:
Cecilia Polanco

Photographer:
Peter Taylor

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