‘My Mom Is Beyond a Superwoman’: Mother’s Day While Locked Up

Mom is a superhero

Pedro Archuleta and his mother, Connie Archuleta, have gotten closer since Pedro’s incarceration in 2002.

But the COVID-19 pandemic has cast a shadow of worry over both of them. Connie worries about conditions inside the California Institution for Men in Chino, where Pedro, who also has a respiratory illness called Valley fever, is locked up. And Pedro worries that he can’t do enough to help his 73-year-old mother right now.