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Celebrating the Richness of
Hispanic Heritage Month, 2015

«Anyone can succeed, they just need the tools and the opportunity.
And your job on earth is to help at least one person – just one individual –
and make sure she/he has the tools and the opportunity.» – Hyram Montero

Meet Beatriz Miniaci

War –yellowstars worn on clothing and concentration camps propelled two young people — he from Romania and she from Austria — to flee their native countries. They arrived in Chile, eventually met, fell in love, married and gave birth to Beatriz and then a second daughter.To read more, click here.

Meet Gus Vidaurreta 

At age 13, Gus Vidaurreta had to leave behind everything he knew. He and his family left Cuba (where his father was a political prisoner) in search of a better life. They traveled to Spain, then the U.S., where at 15 Gus had his first job: delivering the Miami Herald at 3 a.m., seven days a week, driving a $50 car without a license. To read more, click here.

Meet Yvonne Lopez 

Growing up, Yvonne Lopez and her family didn’t have a lot of money, but they did have plenty of love. Born and raised in the Bronx, Yvonne and her four siblings were inspired by their mom, a single woman who made the most of challenging circumstances. From candlelit dinners when the Con Edison bill couldn’t be paid to a Christmas tree made from a broom stick and a bed sheet, she was always creative, and the family learned to make the most of everything they had and to do all things with love. To read more, click here.

Meet Ricardo Villadiego 

Born in Colombia, Ricardo Villadiego came to the U.S. at age 30 — and brought his company, Easy Solutions, with him. He saw opportunity in the American market, and was committed to leveraging the power of technology and creating a brighter future, all while honoring his Hispanic heritage. Fast forward to now, and his business is a global leader in electronic fraud prevention. To read more, click here.

Meet Kelly Pinilla  

Kelly Pinilla may be young, but she’s accomplished. The now 11-year-old athlete, academic and philanthropist first discovered her passion for learning at age three, when she was introduced toHispanic Unity of Florida’sFamily Literacy program. To read more, click here.

Thursday, October 8th at NSU
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