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Celebrating our Maya Jaguar graduate: Estela lands top nursing position

On a rainy February afternoon during my recent stay at Adopt-a-Village in Guatemala’s Maya Jaguar school, AAV’s founder and executive director, Frances Dixon, told me, with downcast eyes, that something momentous had happened—that she was still reeling. Concerned, I sat down across from her and prepared for … what? A tragedy? A triumph? After a somber pause Frances’ face lit up with a bright smile and tears of joy. A triumph! One of her star graduates, Estela Ramirez Pablo, 22, who was working part-time as AAV’s biology and nutrition teacher, announced that she’d prevailed over 50 applicants for a full-time nursing position at the region's county hospital, a four-hour drive away. Estela’s m

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