Claudia Gutierrez On Saturday, June 21, 2014, I was honored to be the “father of the bride.” Approximately seventeen years ago, I met a beautiful twelve-year-old girl by the name of Claudia Gutierrez. She was living at the Hogar La Granja in La Pintana, Santiago, Chile. She lived there for fifteen years. Claudia was very special to me, and became my Chilean daughter. At age eighteen, she left the Hogar and for six years, we lost track of each other. At age twenty-five, we reconnected. She came to live at the House of Hope (HOH).
The HOH is a home for young women coming out of hogares and other undesirable situations. Continue reading “Claudia my Chilean daughter”