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After many years of struggling with dead-end jobs and feeling lost, Myesha was looking for a better life. She wanted to develop a career and improve her reading skills. She found LVGH through her aunt and signed up for classes. As a child, Myesha never liked school. She struggled to keep up and fell behind […] Read More
Ismael and Lucia began their life together more than 50 years ago. While both grew up in Puerto Rico, they met in Connecticut one night while out dancing. They have been inseparable ever since. Both always struggled with English, but in different ways. Ismael was a strong speaker, but was unable to read and write […] Read More
After being diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis 13 years ago, Dan’s life changed. He lost his ability to read, write, and use his dominant hand, as well as other skills. For the past year, Dan has been attending Basic Literacy classes at LVGH to regain the literacy and math skills he learned long ago. Since starting […] Read More