The little boy struggled to finish the race, running well behind the others. So, race organizer Gabriela Gallegos sent a couple of volunteers to run with him. The boy finished the race with a huge smile on his face.

When Dr. Ann Quiroz Gates went back to school to get her doctorate in computer science in her 40s, she was determined to get more Hispanics, especially Hispanic women, involved in STEMM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math and Medicine) fields. 

Amy Marcus helped the little boy take off his ragged shoes. Now she saw why he had originally refused his new shoes. 

The two elderly ladies were smiling ear to ear. They hugged Deanna Sue Nasser and her mother and said, “Thank you, thank you!”

The 16-year-old had a lot on her plate. Her newborn had Down syndrome and needed heart surgery in Houston. 

As she was about to emcee the Race for the Cure, a woman came up to then-KTSM Channel 9 news anchor Felipa Solis.

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