“In that place there were many people from different places, including people who had been trying to cross for a month, and hadn’t succeed. I remember two people in particular....” - Testimony, she was 15 years old

“I still remember that day that I had to say goodbye to my mother and siblings, that was the most painful thing I had done in my life... I got into the car with tears in my eyes, trying to be strong, heartbroken but also with dreams of having a better life.”

“We arrive at Wal-Mart out of all places, and she tells me to hang out in the playground that they had for sale outside the shopping center. I see a passenger van arrive and our friend and my mom jump out. That darkness inside, the lack of hope, the feeling of emptiness all went away with that hug.”