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A day with a family who's traded urban living for a simpler life off the grid

Lucia Gomez and her husband Stevan de la Rosa are raising their three-year-old son Samuel at Los Paredones. This mezquite that they've named the Monkey Tree serves as his jungle gym. (Murphy Woodhouse/KJZZ)
Lucia Gomez and her husband Stevan de la Rosa are raising their three-year-old son Samuel at Los Paredones. This mezquite that they've named the Monkey Tree serves as his jungle gym. (Murphy Woodhouse/KJZZ)

For some, the pandemic has presented an opportunity to change locations and way of life. Some have left their urban life behind for a much simpler, quieter life.

KJZZ’s Murphy Woodhouse reports on how one family has been doing it in Mexico’s Rio Sonora Valley for years.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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