Jairo Gomez

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Jairo Gomez appears in the following:

7 Kids, 1 Apartment: What Poverty Means To This Teen

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Jairo Gomez knows the importance of school, but his home life leaves him struggling to stay focused. "If I don't get an education, I'll be stuck like my parents."

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Nine People, One Bedroom: A Teen's Take on Life In Poverty

Monday, September 22, 2014

WNYC
Jairo Gomez's nine-person family lives in a one-bedroom apartment. He knows education is the way out of poverty, but sometimes being poor makes it difficult to make good choices.

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