They call it “the train of death.” Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Sonia Nazario clung to the top of a freight train with a young Honduran boy named Enrique on his brave odyssey to reunite with his mother in the United States. Chronicling her experience in her astonishing bestselling book, Enrique’s Journey, based upon her newspaper series that won the Pulitzer Prize for feature writing, she offers a gripping personal perspective on one of the most challenging and divisive issues today: immigration.A projects reporter for The Los Angeles Times and now at work on her second book, Nazario has spent more than two decades reporting and writing about social issues. Garnering dozens of awards, including the George Polk Award for International Reporting and the Grand Prize of the Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Awards, she tackles some of the hot button issues of today, such as hunger, drug addiction and immigration. Nazario has always combined sensitivity with a sensible viewpoint on the subject matter.In sharing the epic journey that thousands of immigrant children make each year to find their mothers in the US, Sonia Nazario further explores the perils modern day immigrants face. With a reporter’s eye to the truth, she humanizes the issue, posing new perspectives that fall on both sides, while offering solutions destined to change the national dialogue on the influx of immigrants and the effect they will have on the state of the nation.Contact a speaker booking agent to check availability on Sonia Nazario and other top speakers and celebrities.