Financial Hardship / Making History / Stories

Rene A-P (Allen), 28, & Gabriela A-P (Sophy), 30, Pomona, CA, Born in Mexico Allen and Sophy gave themselves new names to signify their new lives as they escaped starvation, violence, their father’s death and their mother’s abandonment. Orphaned, on their own as young teens, they felt that their only way out of poverty and hopelessness was … Continue reading