Cap and Gown

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My friend, Guadelupe, washes cars for a living. ¬†Outside the bank (where she does not have a bank account), in front of “& Cafe” (where she cannot afford even a small cup of coffee), she wipes clean the grime of dust from countless car doors & hoods day in and day out.

Guadelupe might not have a bank account, but today she smiles big as she receives her high school diploma that’s worth far more! ¬†It was an honor to celebrate with Guadelupe today and it will be my pleasure to sit on the curb with her tomorrow as she washes cars.

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(Excuse my long pause in writing…my goal is to write at least once a week.)

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