By Soraya

"From the instant I met Soraya I knew she was once a winner, an amazingly gifted and gorgeous lady with anything very spe-cial. Her overall commitment in every thing she did and her selfless efforts to aid others have been and nonetheless are an proposal not just to these folks who've had the privilege to be round her, but in addition to the millions of people that nonetheless continue her identify and project. Soraya's braveness to stand each problem is anything that i'll always remember . . . her phrases of wish and her track will survive in our souls." --Ricky Martin"Sometimes in lifestyles you meet somebody specific, and also you be aware of in that second that they've a better view on lifestyles . . . Soraya used to be a kind of humans. She is still a robust and confident reminiscence for me." --Bob Waldron, President, Yoplait USA"Soraya's track is infinitely intimate and useful, crafted and completed with the affection and care of an artisan. There are few entire artists, yet Soraya is considered one of them-- a composer, guitarist, manufacturer, arranger, and singer with a very emotive voice. The degree of her worthy within the eyes of the song used to be visible through the 2004 Latin Grammys, whilst she gained the Grammy for the newly created most sensible Singer-Songwriter class, besting icons like Juan Gabriel, Serrat, and Leon Gieco. Many will be mindful Soraya as a spokesperson, an educator, and a resource of concept for thus many of us who conflict melanoma. but her longest lasting legacy is the only she maintains to transmit via her songs, her tune, and her guitar."--Leila Cobo, Billboard?magazine

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We work through it, we push it away, we pray for the strength to endure it without letting it break down the only thing we can count on—hope. Although Nayibe was told it was in vain, she fought valiantly against the cancer that was permeating her every cell. She embraced her reality as soon as it became clear to her. She acknowledged her mortality and simply let it be. My aunts believed that as a woman, she made peace with her death, although I used to wonder how she reconciled with leaving her children behind.

She was frail and lost. My role in our relationship had just changed as well. Her arms had always been my source of comfort, but now I had to grow up fast, and fast was not fast enough. She did not express to me what she was feeling. Inside of her something just simply shut down. I was only eighteen and struggling to figure out what to say and do, but I fell short. She needed me now, and I had no idea what she was going through or how 34 to help her get through this. I had never known a breast cancer survivor either, and I did not have anyone to ask for guidance.

Then she went to work full-time at the family store. By this 13 time she had blossomed into an elegant and beautiful young woman. She was confident and she was strong. Her attire was always impeccable, and she carried herself with an air of pride, yet she was always quick with a smile. She was quite a conversationalist and loved to visit the homes of others after work to discuss different issues of the day, both serious and gossipy. Up to this point, the new life in Colombia had been good to Mercedes, Jamile, and Nayibe.

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