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Cecilia

13-year-old Cecilia lives with her grandmother and older brother; their parents died of AIDS when Cecilia was very young. Her brother, Serge, runs a small business, providing the family with some income. Contributions from Reencontro also help make ends meet.

Cecilia loves school. She walks 30 minutes each way to school every day and hopes to be a director of a school when she grows up. Many of her concerns are with her family and home because the roof of the house leaks when it rains and she worries about her grandmotherís health, as she has problems with her legs.


comments from website visitors:

Cecilia, you keep fighting for what you want and don't let anything keep you back. stay dedicated, focused and determined!!
Anonymous

Posted Tuesday, June 10, 2008 1:27PM

Your pictures are incredible!!! It's wonderful to learn about your country, and the people. Keep up the great work!!! I especially like Sun and shade, a great picture!!
karen
Canada
Posted Saturday, August 11, 2007 6:45PM

Cecilia: I think that Sun and Shade and Rolling are terrific phots! I wish I could meet all of the people you've captured here! Keep up the good work! /ejs
elise atearthlinkdotnet
Memphis TN
Posted Thursday, August 09, 2007 11:02AM

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The light through the window
Cecilia

Girl
Cecilia

Children at a market
Cecilia

Resting
Cecilia

Sun and shade
Cecilia

Drinking water
Cecilia

Rolling
Cecilia

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Double check time
Eugene Ahn

35
Inocencia

Cecilia at home
Inocencia

Steady hand
Lynn Warshafsky

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