Pierre

Pierre is a 12 year old Haitian child. During his short life, Pierre experienced years of abuse and has been repeatedly abandoned. Shortly after his father’s death, his mother placed four-year-old Pierre and his sisters in an orphanage. The massive earthquake that struck Haiti in 2010 damaged the orphanage, and, as a result, Pierre was sent into the United States …

Susana

Susana grew up in Guatemala. Her abusive father abandoned the family when Susana was four, and her mother left when Susana was five to seek work in the U.S. because the family was living in poverty. Raised by her grandparents, Susana’s difficult childhood became an even more traumatic adolescence. Violent gang members preyed on the community, and Susana was repeatedly …