“When people make fun of them, I just think you guys do not know the struggles we have to go through with having special needs kids.”

“When people make fun of them, I just think you guys do not know the struggles we have to go through with having special needs kids.”

Lesly Valerio

November 10, 2019

In 2017, Brenda left LA to go live in Bakersfield. Along with her, she took many memories and the good and bad times she had spent with her family and relatives in LA. Growing up, Brenda had always stayed indoors since her parents couldn't take her out. The reason for this was she has some special n...

“That’s when his father started to noticed his son had a hard shot.”

“That’s when his father started to noticed his son had a hard shot.”

Jesse Sandoval

November 9, 2019

In 2010, Jesse Sandoval would pick up a ball and kick it at a wall. He was only four years of age. At that time no one would notice a little boy with talent.   Jesse started to dribble then shoot. That’s when his father started to notice his son had a hard shot. His dad kept training with h...

“Well when I was a little kid they gave me a soccer shirt.”

“Well when I was a little kid they gave me a soccer shirt.”

Kevin Flores

October 31, 2019

My dad has loved soccer since a young age. He loved soccer because his friend's dad gave him a soccer shirt. The shirt his friend's dad gave him was a Club America shirt. Since then he has always loved the team America. As he was getting older he continued liking soccer. He played on a soccer team in...

“When we were growing up I was always taking care of her and I taught her how to write her name and how to tie her shoes.”

“When we were growing up I was always taking care of her and I taught her how to write her name and how to tie her shoes.”

Evelyn R. Francisco

October 31, 2019

      Ms. Cooke was influenced by multiple things like people and books. Ms. Cooke tells a part of life when was influenced by many people in her life. Some examples were her family such as her sister, mother and father. She even mentions her teacher from high school who was strict but help...

”The happiest moment of my life would probably be when my son was born. It was something that I experienced that I hope I remember forever.”

”The happiest moment of my life would probably be when my son was born. It was something that I experienced that I hope I remember forever.”

Alexis Juan

October 23, 2019

Yesenia Juan is a 20 year old working mother who shares her life stories and opinions on the world. She talks about her religion, her experience with having a child, and lots more things that take us to the past, and set ourselves for her future as a mother. Here are her stories.   Alexis Ju...

¨Never give up even though you are going though some hard times.¨

¨Never give up even though you are going though some hard times.¨

Aylin Gutierrez

October 16, 2019

When Celia Diaz was young she had to choose to leave her grandmother. She had to leave her grandmother. She had to cross the border. She had to face some real tough time in learning, had to work harder than others. Many people looked down on her and thought that she wasn’t going to make it in coll...

“[Coming to America] was hard.”

“[Coming to America] was hard.”

Eric Arenas

October 16, 2019

I interviewed my dad. We talked about some random topics like what his favorite sport was and where he is from. When I asked my dad where he was from, he answered “Puebla Mexico” Then I asked him if he ever wanted to go back and he said yes because he wanted to visit his mom’s grave. I also ...

“Once I was here everything was better than what I expected.”

“Once I was here everything was better than what I expected.”

Victor Sotelo

October 14, 2019

Diana Sotelo, 23 years old, is the second born in her family and the mother of a child who just finished school at Animo Ralph Bunche and is attending LATTC. She talks about the experience of immigrating from Mexico to the United States. She also talks about how she lived in Mexico and how she miss...

“[The thing] I’m proudest of is [my] family [and] that I have my kids.”

“[The thing] I’m proudest of is [my] family [and] that I have my kids.”

Victor Varela

October 14, 2019

Juliana was a very energetic person and she cared about school. She had straight A's until something happened. She was always a very hard working person and always took people's advice but also remembers many things about people how has influenced her. She was very young and would help her dad e...