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Nearly 1 in 4 students at this L.A. high school migrated from Central America — many without their parents. A full day of high school. A full night of work. Sleep at 3 a.m. Repeat. This is Gaspar Marcos' story.
This video has been viewed over 21 million times on Facebook.
The Los Angeles Times
LA Film Festival
Winner of the Ruben Salazar Excellence in Journalism
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