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If they stay, parents can’t work; if they go, daughter’s treatment ends

by Rebecca Rosen Lum
McClatchy-Tribune Business News+

Nov. 4–Pixieish, long-haired and gregarious, Isabel Bueso, 11, wants to be a dancer and has a ballerina’s extension to prove it.

Since she came to the United States from her native Guatemala, Isabel has tried horseback riding and ice skating. She names five best friends from her fifth-grade class at Lafayette Elementary School.

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