1) You can overcome huge obstacles with education
2) Dreams come true through effort and persistence
3) Enlist the support of others to navigate through hardship
4) Instill values by living your values
Read Elaine Povich's piece published this week in the AARP Bulletin to learn more about Celina Sotomayor and how she modeled resilience, never falling victim to self-pity or hopelessness.
Celina Sotomayor: The Nominee's Mother Is 'One Extraordinary Person'
A life of hard work and determination is honored in a Senate hearing room