nicolefunes

nicolefunes

High school intern for LA Times
Immigration & sports

Immigration & sports

For American people, sports have always been the perfect escape. Whenever the country seems divided, sports exists as a source of unification for U.S. citizens. One source of division in particular, immigration, has always been abridged through outlets such as...

Armando Visitacion: Making the impossible possible

Armando Visitacion: Making the impossible possible

https://youtu.be/gFFWbRUtZ9o His hands dusted with chalk and tied in grips, 13-year-old gymnast Armando Visitacion prepared to glide on the high bar during a December 2016 training session. Suddenly, everything went wrong. The grips held onto his hands, but his body...