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00000177-ba84-d5f4-a5ff-bbfc9baa0000Ways of Life airs every second Monday at 8:40am and 5:45pm.Our series Ways of Life is A collection of stories about people who live down the street... our neighbors: Fishermen, scientists, craftspeople, recovering addicts, surgeons, dog rescuers, motorcycle gang members, nursing home residents, musicians, the homeless, kid athletes, social activists, and all the others who share this place.Each portrait becomes part of the surprising, interwoven tapestry of our lives together here on the Cape, Coast and Islands. Ways of Life is edited by Jay Allison and produced by our production partners at Atlantic Public Media Ways of Life is made possible by The Circle of Ten, ten local businesses and organizations committed to local programming on WCAI.

Reina Del Taco: A Different Kind of Mother Goose

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Photo by Andrea Betanzos.
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Some days, Tim McNerney is just Tim; a Master's degree graduate who delivers UPS packages on Martha’s Vineyard. Other days, Tim transforms into Reina Del Taco, a drag queen as transformative as Barbie. After travels to LA, NYC and Mexico City, Tim has started to settle into a new phase of Reina del Taco’s trajectory: story time at the local library.

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Credit Photo by Andrea Betanzos.
Tim turning into Reina. October 2019. Vineyard Haven.

This piece came to us from our production partners at Atlantic Public Media through their media training program, The Transom Story Workshop in Woods Hole. Andrea Betanzos is a graduate of the workshop and you can find out more about that program (currently an online Mentorship) at Transom.org

Ways of Life is made possible by the Circle of Ten - ten local businesses and organizations committed to local programming on WCAI.