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Meet Anya

Anya has grown up at Casa Hogar Elim  (CHE) and continues to work and live there. She is a unique young lady who has a twinkle in her eye, charming dimples and a gorgeous smile. 460 more words

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It's a Hard-Knock Life

“No,” I said as I quickly stepped between girls I’ll call Sara and Camille, pulling them apart, “You do not get to hit one another or pull each other’s hair like that. 322 more words


When a Heart Breaks:  Find a Way to Care

Last night, I experienced the most difficult evening/afternoon with the girls to-date. It started innocently enough, singing Frozen duets in English and Spanish while writing stories and making “welcome” cards for the visiting Superior (or head nun of the Salesian Sisters in Guatemala, Honduras, and El Salvador). 836 more words


Meet Paloma

Paloma is a hard-working young adult at Casa Hogar Elim.  She has been at the orphanage for about half her life.  You only have to visit with her for a few minutes to witness her obvious love for the Lord and her dedication to all those who live at Casa Hogar Elim. 446 more words

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Miss "Calannigan"???? Hannivel????

Have you ever felt like you’re really embodying a particular character? After our first week of school and the internas, I’m feeling the strains and the pressures of teaching, being a go-to person, and helping raise 30 little girls. 721 more words


Fragmentos de vida en una casa hogar

Me inclino frente a su cama y el agarra mi mano. Susurra: ¡Acércate!, une tres dedos de su mano izquierda y me persigna: en el nombre del Padre, del Hijo y del Espíritu Santo. 1,707 more words