American Family---Journey of Dreams2002 | TV Show

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The everyday struggles of a Latino family in East Los Angeles are chronicled in this lively slice-of-life series, created by writer-director Gregory Nava (`El Norte').

Premiered: January 23, 2002

Rating: TV-PG

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Season 2, Episode 2 The War Begins

First Aired: April 11, 2004

Conrado's in Iraq and there isn't much peace in the Gonzalez household, either: Nina and Jess fight about the war, and Jess threatens to throw her out of the house. Jess receives consolation from Juana and Nina is soothed by Father Mike while the two try gamely to get some gang members and Nina's all-female football team to bake bread together. In flashbacks, Jess's grandmother, Adela, and her two children struggle to escape the Mexican revolution and head north with the aid of their “magic compass.”

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Season 2, Episode 1

April 4, 2004

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Season 2, Episode 3

April 18, 2004

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