How One Maya Mother Survived Tragedy to Follow Her Dreams | Short Film Showcase

Rosa is a young Maya woman who has overcome countless obstacles to achieve her dream of graduating from high school. She grew up in the rural town of Peña Blanca, Guatemala, and it was her mother’s expectation that she would take care of her brothers rather than go to school. Rosa tells her inspiring story of survival in this touching documentary from Living on One (
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