So in her mother’s absence, when the pain was too much to bear, Melina would pull out Chopin’s Sonatas or Vivaldi’s Four Seasons and close her eyes.

“My mother had left all her music collection. That was my way I could connect with her. I would close my eyes everyday and imagine that my mother was still home,” said Garcia, 34. “That is how I coped for those two years of not seeing her.”

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