Emmanuel

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Emmanuel
Eight-year-old Emmanuel Pinto does not have an ounce of quit in him. His teachers say, “He has energy to spare.” He loves to write poetry and race over soccer fields. Like most kids his age, he dreams big. But like many kids in Colon, one of the poorest regions in Panama, Emmanuel had been facing an unjust and painful choice: work to ensure survival now or seek a chance to find greater opportunities in the future. With no food at home, no safe space for schooling and no one else to watch [...] More