Amaris Castillo
The Diary of a First-Time "Fashion Model"
By Amaris Castillo | 02/05/2013 - 11:12

This weekend, I walked in my first professional fashion show.

Ever.

The experience was more than a stretch out of my comfort zone. Those who know me well know that I’m far from a fashionista. I was the type to don bright red Mexican skirts with dogeared Converse shoes in high school. I’m proud to announce that I no longer do that, but I still wouldn’t consider myself up to par in style in comparison to some of my friends.


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Gabrielle Gifford's Hero Intern Daniel Hernández Wins Election
By Fox News Latino | 11/10/2011 - 15:35

The intern who rushed to Arizona’s Gabrielle Gifford’s side after she was shot in the head outside a Tucson supermarket has now been elected to a Tucson-area school board.


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Daniel Hernandez, Diego Vasquez to Sit with Michelle Obama at State of the Union Address
Daniel Hernandez, Diego Vasquez to Sit with Michelle Obama at State of the Union Address
By Mariela Rosario | 01/25/2011 - 09:30

When President Obama stands in front of the nation tonight for the State of the Union address, two Latinos will be seated right next to him in Michelle Obama's guest box.


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EXCLUSIVE: Daniel Hernandez Tells LATINA He Wasn't Even Supposed to be There
By Damarys Ocaña Perez | 01/13/2011 - 15:30

Growing up in Tucson, the son of a Mexican mom and a Mexican American dad, Daniel Hernandez wanted to be a doctor, someone who helps people in dire need. By the time he’d been bitten by the politics bug and joined Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords’ campaign, he had no idea that the nursing assistant training course he’d taken in high school would come into play in the most dramatic way imaginable. Hernandez, of course, ran through gunfire to get to Giffords and helped Giffords survive those critical first moments before ambulances arrived.


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WATCH: Daniel Hernandez Receives Standing Ovation at Tucson Memorial Service
WATCH: Daniel Hernandez Receives Standing Ovation at Tucson Memorial Service
By Mariela Rosario | 01/13/2011 - 08:30

At the memorial last night for the shooting victims and survivors of the horrific shooting in Tucson, the intern credited with saving the life of Congresswoman Gabby Giffords, Daniel Hernandez, earned a standing ovation for his passionate speech. Telling the crowd that he must "humbly reject the title of hero," a clearly overwhelmed and emotional Hernandez gave a short but touching speech about reserving that title for public servants and those who have dedicated their lives to helping others.


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Hero Intern Daniel Hernandez: "Politics has Become Disruptive"
By Fox News Latino | 01/10/2011 - 17:00

In an interview with Fox News Latino, Daniel Hernández, the 20-year-old intern who saved  Rep. Gabrielle Giffords' life, opened up about Saturday's tragic shooting and how he kept his wits about him.

“My main goal was to try to make sure the congresswoman and everyone was ok," the University of Arizona junior said. "When I saw injured people I tried to tend to them as good as I could, until emergency personnel arrived.”


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WATCH: Hero Intern Daniel Hernandez Credited with Saving Gabrielle Giffords
By Mariela Rosario | 01/10/2011 - 10:06

A 20-year-old Latino intern named Daniel Hernandez is being credited with saving Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords' life in the crucial minutes after a lunatic opened fire on her Tucson, AZ Congress on Your Corner event this weekend and shot her point blank in the head.


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