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        Apolinaria Lorenzana & the California Missions

        Apolinaria Lorenzana was sent to Mexico's northernmost outposts as a young orphan. She grew up in the California missions and later received a land grant when the missions were secularized. She lived to see California become part of the United States and struggled to hold on to her property near San Diego.

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