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Migrant Workers’ Young Daughter Breaks Past Pope’s Security to Deliver Note

by Adam Albright-Hanna

September 24, 2015

Author Shaun King recently posted this beautiful video to his Facebook page. His description sums it up pretty well:

I can't get enough of this video. Sofi Cruz is just 5 years old. Her parents are migrant workers in California and traveled all the way to DC with the long shot hope that she could pass the Pope an important note. She crossed the barrier and when the Pope saw her, he made sure that security let her through.

Notice, at the very end, after she gets a kiss, she makes sure he gets that note. A beautiful moment of grace and persistence between them both.

 

 
Little Sofi Cruz passes a note to the Pope asking him to keep ...

I can't get enough of this video. Sofi Cruz is just 5 years old. Her parents are migrant workers in California and traveled all the way to DC with the long shot hope that she could pass the Pope an important note. She crossed the barrier and when the Pope saw her, he made sure that security let her through.Notice, at the very end, after she gets a kiss, she makes sure he gets that note. A beautiful moment of grace and persistence between them both.

Posted by Shaun King on Wednesday, September 23, 2015

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Migrant Workers’ Young Daughter Breaks Past Pope’s Security to Deliver Note