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In Panama, Movimiento Nueva Generacion Inspires Youths Living In Huerta Sandoval Santana May 29, 2011

Posted by chezanni in Inspiration.
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Published in the Huffington Post

In Panama, 17-year-old Dalys Perez lives in the Huerta Sandoval Santana, an area plagued by poverty, drugs and gang activity.

Because of familial hardships, Perez didn’t attend school for three of years. She says she was discouraged because, even though she considered herself to be living a good life, others would quickly judge her station by the area she lived.

But, she tells UNICEF, “Mr. Hector” changed all that.

“I didn’t go to school for a while because my mother was arrested…I became very depressed. It was then that Mr. Hector came to talk to me, that those things happen and I should not let it get me down.” (more…)