Rockyatu Otoo’s life depicted in 'Love Letters to our Mothers' mural

A Bronx woman's life experience has inspired a mural that depicts the relationship between mothers and daughters.



The mural, called "Love Letters to our Mothers," was painted last year by a group of Bronx students who are first-generation Americans.



The mural symbolizes the struggles of trying to balance being born in America with parents born in another country.



The piece was inspired and organized by 25-year-old Rockyatu Otoo.



In 2007, a documentary, entitled "Bronx Princess," was made about her experiences growing up in the Bronx with a mother from Ghana.



A free screening of the documentary will air at the Bathgate Community Garden on August 6.


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