Boston 3rd Grader Named An ‘Incredible Kid’
"Brenda sets an outstanding example of what we can all achieve if we stay focused and don't give up."
- Thomas M. Menino, Boston mayor
Boston, Massachusetts, USA - To look at 9-year-old Brenda Tejeda-Baez, you wouldn't know she's been through more than her fair share of adversity.
In the last couple years she's been homeless, had major surgery, and worked hard to learn English - and she did it all with a smile on her face.