In the rocky village of Teustepe, Nicaragua, Josefa lives in a small mud house just large enough for a bed, a few chairs, and some other items. Josefa, a widow, fell while trying to tie up a pig and has been confined to a wheelchair ever since. She is unable to support herself, but the monthly Support-A-Widow food parcel and $10 cash she receives help sustain her.
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