Lourdes was only 18 when she says her world came crashing down around her. She had been working as a maid from the age of 14, contributing what little money she earned to her struggling mother and siblings.
Then she found out she was pregnant.
She was alone, cast aside by her family and the father of her child.
“I lost everything…my life totally changed with the pregnancy,” she says.
When her son, Victor, was born, Lourdes pieced together work, trying to keep their little family of 2 afloat....Continue Reading >>