Teens with Cancer Quinceanera in Nicaragua
Teens With Cancer Get Their 'Quinceañera' In Nicaragua, Dance Partners Included
By Fox News Latino | 09/25/2013 - 13:00

For many a teenage girl in Latin America, a "quinceañera" party is a cherished rite of passage, a traditional coming-out celebration for 15-year-olds.

Not all families can afford the colorful gowns and other niceties for such parties, though. So for each of the past five years, Nicaragua's Association of Mothers and Fathers of Children with Cancer and Leukemia has put on a quinceañera for girls from poor, rural families — teens who have the added burden of dealing with cancer.


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Chris Medina Amazes J.Lo & Everyone Watching 'American Idol'
By Mariela Rosario | 01/27/2011 - 12:43

We're still drying our tears from American Idol contestant Chris Medina's awe-inspiring audition last night. We freely admit that he is our absolute favorite and a definite frontrunner in our eyes.

The 26-year-old Illinois native managed to break hearts while simultaneously demonstrating the meaning of true love in just under five minutes. From the moment he stepped on stage with his aw-shucks attitude and shaggy hair we knew there was something we liked about this kid. Then, he shared his backstory.


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