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A 14-episode edutainment telenovela which focuses on Jamie Gonzalez, a 17-year-old Hispanic-American girl who is studying in Queretaro, Mexico, on a scholarship for the summer. The series begins with Jamie telling the audience about herself and her family, including her great-grandmother, Doņa Josefa de Gonzalez, La Catrina, whom she wishes to learn more about while in Mexico. Once she and her friend, Philip Armstrong, arrive in Queretaro, however, they find that her host family, the Navarros, have a teenage son, Carlos. Because his parents want to avoid a scandal, Jamie will instead live with the family of Carlos' friend, Maria Linares, who is the same age as Carlos, Jamie and Felipe.
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