Reena: the “child bride” who fought back / Reena: la “niña esposa” que decidió luchar

When I see my daughter Avi (Ana Victoria) so happy and free, and with just 12 years old has a thousand opportunities waiting for her every day, I cannot stop being ultra grateful for the opportunity to have been born in Costa Rica. Here she can go to school, choose …

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Family broken by bullying reunited by fate 20 years later

This is the story of Reynaldo Becerra, a happy boy who loved to study that was driven to run away from home by the bullies of his school who beat him every day. 20 years after living as an indigent on the streets of Costa Verde in Peru, Reynaldo was featured …

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Life advice from a 9 year old / Consejo de vida de un niño de 9 años

Ezra Frech is a 9 year old sports superstar, he plays basketball and also loves to run! Last year, he was nominated by Sports Illustrated as a “Sports kid of the year” and his plans keep on growing, as his passion for sports grows with him. What is truly remarkable …

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One man’s paradise come true / El paraíso de un hombre hecho realidad

There is nothing I like more than to see how one person can demonstrate to the whole world that limiting beliefs exist only in our heads. Greg Krueger, a 50 year old man diagnosed with Asperger’s Syndrome (high functioning autism), shows us how having a different way of thinking is …

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El deseo más grande (Beautiful sin) : Luchando contra la prohibición de la FIV en Costa Rica

Este es un documental creado por la periodista Gabriela Quirós, que sigue la lucha de tres parejas ticas en contra de la prohibición de fertilización in vitro (instaurada en Costa Rica desde el año 2000) Estos valientes gigantes también representan el deseo de miles más de costarricenses que añoran ser …

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Izzy Paskowitz and his Surfer´s Healing school for children with autism

Izzy found his love for water at a very early age, when his dad introduced him to the wonderful world of the ocean He grew up, got married, and started his own little family, with all big dreams and hopes for his two children! His youngest son Isaiah was the …

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One man´s journey to help heal the people of Philippines after Typhoon Haiyan

Sebastiaan van der Schrier, a 29 year old dutch trauma relief expert, put together a group of volunteers to help people from Philippines recover after the devastation of Typhoon Haiyan in November 8 of 2013 He used the EFT (Tapping) techniques to help them overcome their emotional trauma, besides gathering …

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The Horse boy, a story about unconditional love, faith, and immense courage

I remember when my son Eduardo was about 5 years old, and I was taking him to all the different therapies to help him deal with the world around him, as his senses were always in high alert due to his high functioning autism. From behavioral modification, to sensory integration …

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