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A mother’s sacrifice, a daughter’s pain

Northwestern Connecticut Community College student Johanna Idrovo-Sarmiento spoke of her childhood in Ecuador on Monday, April 16, at the college. Photo by Shaw Israel Izikson

WINSTED — Johanna Idrovo-Sarmiento spoke to her fellow students about the horrors of her childhood in Ecuador, at Northwestern Connecticut Community College’s (NCCC) Human Rights Consortium on Monday, April 16.

Last March, Idrovo-Sarmiento attended the annual Consortium for Human Rights in Oxford, England. She found inspiration there, she said, to help others who have grown up in countries that are wracked with poverty and violence.

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