David has run away from Proniño. I’ve been trying to prepare myself for this day ever since he came to Proniño with me in October.  (Read that story by clicking here and then here…)  He had been on the street for five years.  After that much time, the pull of the ‘freedom’ of the streets…

One day, Lauren and I were driving around looking for Wilmer, as usual.  And, as usual, the first person we found was a kid named Marvin.  Literally, every single time I’ve looked for Wilmer, I’ve found Marvin.  Immediately.  I can spend days looking for Wilmer and every lead we chase down turns up nothing.  But,…

In hindsight, this should probably be titled the adorable.  Those moments when you just want to pinch a child’s cheek because he’s being so wonderfully unique. Juan Gabriel I first met him in Nueva Esperanza.  He is a sweet and gentle child so he had a very hard time in the government home.  So I…

Differences I got to spend a lot of time with Jairo this trip. Mainly because of this. Jairo has a fractured foot and isn’t able to do much.  Or at least, shouldn’t do much.  Many of our conversations centered around him telling me that he’s pretty sure his foot is fine and he can probably…

I profusely apologize for not blogging last Wednesday.  In my defense, I had no internet access til Friday…and then I was transitioning…and then my dog ate the rough draft of this post…ok, that part’s not true. To make up for it, I’m going to be posting 3 times this week.  There were moments on this…

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