Vita Voices is a celebration of the lives of Vita’s vibrant community of students, teachers, tutors and staff. The stories are told through their own voices – a powerful insight into their dreams, struggles, and accomplishments. We’re reminded that we are more the same than different, with a common basic desire for love, connection, and hope.

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Mercy

Country of Origin: Cuba

Mercy and her brother left Cuba for the US on a child visa waiver program. When Mercy’s parents finally were able to reunite with their children in the US, Mercy felt the joy of being a kid again.