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Teaching Venezuelan man makes 'one-legged' trek across South America

Venezuelan man makes 'one-legged' trek across South America

Last year a Venezuelan man with a prosthetic leg left home with just a backpack and $30 in his pocket. Yeslie Aranda’s goal was to walk more than 9,000 miles from his home in Venezuela to the Southern tip of South America to inspire his daughter and fellow citizens to follow their dreams.

By Manuel Rueda and Lujan Agusti, adapted by Actively Learn staff
The Associated Press


Why is Aranda's message important for his daughter and other Venezuelans?
RI.1 - Meaning & Evidence, RI.2 - Main Ideas, RI.3 - People & Events


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