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CROSSING SOUTH: Children’s Hospital & A Trip To The Dentist

Airs Thursday, March 28, 2019 at 9:30 p.m. on KPBS TV + Monday, April 1 at 9:30 p.m. on KPBS 2

Elizabeth Jones takes host Jorge Meraz on a tour of the children's hospital s...

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Above: Elizabeth Jones takes host Jorge Meraz on a tour of the children's hospital she helped establish in Tijuana, Baja Calif.

Travel south of the border into Baja California with bi-lingual travel host Jorge Meraz to discover a country rich in food, culture and so much more.

On Season 7 of CROSSING SOUTH, enter the world of polo, as Jorge visits and trains with the Todos Santos Polo Club in Guadalupe Valley.

He also gains insight into the roastery and cafe culture in Tijuana with some specialty coffee tasting; explores the quality of the medical services provided for children and their families; and of course, digs down into some tasty traditional and fusion-styled Mexican food.

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A child smiles at the camera while receiving treatment at a charitable children's hosptial in Tijuana, Baja Calif.

On this episode, host Jorge Meraz visits the only pediatric medical specialty in Northwestern Mexico. Through the support of generous sponsors and volunteers they are able to offer care to hundreds of families in Baja.

He also explores what other medical services Tijuana has to offer.

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Host Jorge Meraz gets his teeth worked on at a dentist in Tijuana, Baja Calif.

Watch On Your Schedule:

All episodes from this series are available for streaming on demand.

Join The Conversation:

CROSSING SOUTH is on Facebook, Instagram, and you can follow @MerazRambler on Twitter. #crossingsouth


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