Nestor Gomez

Nestor Gomez was born in Guatemala and travel Undocumented to the US in the mid 1980's. He is a self taught poet and writer who started to tell stories as a way to get over stuttering. He has won the Moth SLAM close to 40 times and he is also a 3-time Chicago Grand SLAM Champion. However, if you ask him he will tell you that his biggest accomplishment are his two kids, making his mother proud and winning the heart of his wife "sweet Mel". Nestor produces/ host/ curates the storytelling show 80 Minutes Around the World, Immigration stories. He is also a t-shirt designer. You can learn more about Nestor, his show, podcast based on that show and buy some of his t-shirts designs by visiting his website nestorgomezstoryteller.com 

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Nestor Gomez

11:05
Movie Night

by Nestor Gomez

Nestor Gomez tries to learn English by watching television.

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10:11
Undocumented Journey

by Nestor Gomez

Nestor Gomez flees the Guatemalan Civil War to the safety of his mother’s home.

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05:57
Growing Another Heart

by Nestor Gomez

Nestor Gomez struggles to pick out his baby among a group of newborns.

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05:56
Extra Mile

by Nestor Gomez

Nestor Gomez is stuck driving an unruly Uber passenger during rush hour.

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05:04
Labor of Love

by Nestor Gomez

Nestor Gomez tries to teach his children about fiscal responsibility by putting them to work on a grueling job.  

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