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Blanca Luz Ocampo

“Recycling bottles and cardboard pays for my room and food, at least I live alone and have no…”

Rosalva Valenzuela

“If times are rough and we only have one meal to eat we will share it, we are one united family…”

María Elena

“I work to be able to pay rent, food and pay the necessary services.
My husband passed away and…”

Alirio de Jesus Montoya Muñoz

“It really depends on the weather, in summer I sell more. My summers are better than my winters…”

José Echavarría

I get up every day at 3am to be in downtown at 4:30am. My wooden cart that I use to work…”