Meet an Amiguito ~ Lucio*

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Lucio* is a bright and special young man who's positive attitude and work ethic define him.  A motivated student, Lucio works hard at school, is learning English rapidly, and takes pride in his work.  He is close to his brother Elias* and a good friend to many.

Read below to learn more about Lucio:

  1. Age: 15
  2. Birthday: July 26th
  3. Grade/School: 9th
  4. What is your favorite class in school? Spanish because my teachers do a good job explaining the themes we talk about in class. 
  5. Who is your favorite teacher? Profe Miguel because he is very dynamic. 
  6. What is something interesting in class that you have learned recently? I learned new words in English like below, follow, sick, and when. 
  7. What do you like to do in your free time? Play soccer, listen to music, do homework, and color. 
  8. What do you want to be when you grow up? A psychologist or a mechanic. I like industrial mechanics and psychology interests me because I like teaching other people. 
  9. What are you most thankful for? I'm thankful for Amigos de Jesús because it has given me an education, food, and a safe place to sleep. I'm also grateful to Amigos because my behavior has changed a lot, and for the better, since coming here. 
  10. What is your favorite part of Amigos de Jesús? The cross and the chapel because they are calm places and you can do homework there. 
  11. Who is your biggest role model? Adoni (the first child from Amigos to graduate from university and who is currently the 'hogar' psychologist) because he is a calm and intelligent person. He doesn't like to get into trouble or create problems and that's an example that I want to follow. 
  12. Favorite singer: Daddy Yankee
  13. Favorite color: Blue
  14. Favorite food: Pizza
  15. Favorite movie: Jean-Claude Van Damme movies and Harry Potter
Lucio marching in a parade with his school this past September in celebration of Independence Day. 

Lucio marching in a parade with his school this past September in celebration of Independence Day. 

Lucio celebrating his graduation from 6th grade back in 2015.

Lucio celebrating his graduation from 6th grade back in 2015.

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Lucio, pictured standing up in the blue shirt second from the right, and the other boys in his 'hogar' posing for a photo in 2015.

Lucio, pictured standing up in the blue shirt second from the right, and the other boys in his 'hogar' posing for a photo in 2015.

*Name changed to protect privacy