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A New Backpack and A New Beginning

Pedro Alvarado, 12 years old, lives in Pacoj Tres Cruces, a remote village in the municipality of San Martin Jilotepeque. From a very young age Pedro had to go through difficult situations that has deeply affected his life. “My father made a bad decision” said Pedro during his initial interview. “He drank poison and took

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Beyond the Exam Room

Ventura is 72 years old and lives with his spouse, age 79. They never had children and don’t have family to care for them.  His wife, Alma, collects aluminum cans to sell to recycling centers to earn 60 cents per pound.  Ventura rises at 4 every morning to travel 5km to feed cattle at a nearby

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To Another Person in the World

To Another Person in the World, With Hopes and Dreams, I want to share this gift I received from the church at Christmas.  I’m the janitor, the person who helps keep the church clean. This year I had thought of buying something for myself. Oil painting supplies, or I was going to give it to

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A safe, sanitary place to GO!

Hundreds of families in rural Guatemala do not have bathrooms or running water.  Many are forced to deficate in nearby corn fields.  This creates several health and hygiene problems.  Some families have pit latrines which is a deep hole in the ground with a seat over the hole surrounded by whatever material they can use

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Why Does My Face Look This Way?

My name is Silvia Amalia Salazar Miranda.   I am 7 years old and I live with my family in the village of Chipila,  Aldea Estancia de la Virgen. I want to tell you the story of why my face looks this way. Three years ago I suffered a fall from which I do not have

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HOPE IS THE LAST THING TO DIE

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