Communications major Marivelisse Acosta attends Central Connecticut State University. But on Wednesday night, she stood in the cafeteria of Hartford’s Bulkeley High School, contemplating what to say as a mentor to the school’s displaced students from Puerto Rico.
“You’re so much better than what you’ve gone through,” said Acosta, 19, herself a Puerto Rican evacuee. “So … don’t stay in the storm, don’t stay in the dirt. Go forward.”
But who knows? Acosta said. The younger students might also teach her a few things. Check out the full story
By Vanessa de la Torre, Connecticut Public Radio