‘A dream come true’: An unaccompanied teen migrant, ten years later | USA TODAY

'A dream come true': An unaccompanied teen migrant, ten years later | USA TODAY 1


Francis Portillo traveled alone from Honduras to the U.S.-Mexico border as a 14-year-old in 2010. Today, he speaks English and works in construction.

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27 Comments on "‘A dream come true’: An unaccompanied teen migrant, ten years later | USA TODAY"

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  2. He speaks English very good as if he was born here ..I think he really strive and work hard..goof for u…😎

    • @ERIC HAVNEN maybe he speaks multiple languages and English isn’t his first? Who really cares, it’s a YouTube comment, stop being so miserable

    • Michelle The Great | April 18, 2021 at 5:46 PM | Reply

      He would work harder than these lazy men we have here in entitled America

    • @Carrie Mei This is why people who can’t speak English should NOT be allowed entry into The United States… FACT!!!

    • @ERIC HAVNEN too bad you’re nobody and we’re here already so I guess all you have left is to be bitter in comments 🤷🏽‍♀️

    • @Michelle The Great They do work VERY hard for $2/hr… FACT!!! LMAO

  3. God bless you and your adopted loving family, Francis. I admire your positive attitude and values. Be very proud of what you’ve accomplished, keep dreaming big and keep working hard. They’ll carry you far. 😊🙏🏽

  4. Good for him. Happy he got his dreams coming true.

  5. Beautiful testimony. Good for you. God bless you 😎

  6. Nartarlyia Tremaynne | April 18, 2021 at 3:31 PM | Reply

    Beyond fabulous that you are okay. You are brave and a wonderful young man. Kind deeds change lives.

  7. Kayla loves Blackboys | April 18, 2021 at 3:37 PM | Reply


  8. Natalie Long | April 18, 2021 at 3:54 PM | Reply

    I’m so happy for you. Keep thriving. Congrats and my GOD continue to bless you.

  9. Jason Mandela | April 18, 2021 at 3:54 PM | Reply

    Show me your papers

  10. Trump 2024

  11. John Jarrell | April 18, 2021 at 4:44 PM | Reply

    Good for you. Keep your eye on the goal. From what I just heard that should not be too hard for you. Best of luck.

  12. Temple Nwankwo | April 18, 2021 at 4:47 PM | Reply

    Everything is risk so be ready for ups and downs

  13. Self-Education Methodology | April 18, 2021 at 4:55 PM | Reply


  14. Nobuhle Khumalo | April 18, 2021 at 7:43 PM | Reply

    Shout out to an EVER blazing God…
    He who doesn’t sleep nor slumber…
    The NEVER failing God…
    He is a faithful God…
    To God…to God be the Glory!

  15. Rose Isabella | April 18, 2021 at 11:05 PM | Reply

    It’s hard for me to forget to help Dr Ogbona on YouTube rendered to me by curing me from Herpes virus.all thanks to the good man for saving my life ..

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