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At 61 years old, Marlyn Iradiel looks frail and when she walks, her back hunches a bit. Hard lines are visible on her face. She talks in such a soft voice that you have to inch closer to hear her better.  more...
Posted by kwillis on Notes From the Field Mar 31, 2014 12:30 PM EDT
Myla Diaz, 41, has always known the value of persistence. She unfailingly persuaded her husband every day for two months to start building a new house for their family. Her husband Lino, 40, quietly answered they did not have the resources for construction.  more...
Posted by kwillis on Notes From the Field Mar 31, 2014 12:14 PM EDT

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