Milagro Rodriguez celebrated her birthday Feb. 5 the best she could from the confines of the emergency shelter at the Salvation Army’s Mission Corps Community Center—barely two blocks from the building she called home just eight days prior.
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By Elisabetta Silvestro
Pope Francis announced on Jan. 15 plans to canonize …
Alfonso Texidor was fond of saying what was on his mind; he never shied away from telling someone, “I have personality.”
It mattered not that Susana Monge—who for the previous five years drove illegally in California—arrived at the Driver License Processing Center in San Jose an hour before it opened. From 7 a.m., she watched the clock tick until it read 9:50 a.m., but the near three-hour wait proved well worth it.
Some of the highest praise you could get from Alfonso was “you don’t f**k around, man.” He honored me with those words when we worked together, so I’m going to honor his memory by not f**king around in my remembrance of him.