Luis Mancheno '13 immigrated to the U.S. to escape persecution for being openly gay in his native Ecuador, and excelled in his career at RWU Law.

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Providence En Español: Luis Mancheno '13

Luis Mancheno '13 immigrated to the U.S. to escape persecution for being openly gay in his native Ecuador, and excelled in his career at RWU Law.

From Providence En Español: "Hispano hostigado en su país por ser gay triunfa en USA" por Arelis Peña Brito

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Luis Mancheno '13PROVIDENCE, May 24, 2013- Ya lo dijo el filósofo británico Bertrand Russell: “Cuando un hombre sabe a dónde va, el mundo entero se aparta para darle paso”. A Luis Mancheno nada lo detuvo cuando decidió que llegaría muy lejos. Se sobrepuso al acoso, a la incomprensión y hasta a la barbarie, para emerger como un hombre preparado, seguro de sí mismo, que hoy es reconocido por su entrega en la defensa de los derechos individuales.

El pasado viernes Mancheno, ecuatoriano, de 26 años, se graduó Cum Laude en la Escuela de Derecho de la Roger Williams University, en una ceremonia en la que se recibieron 164 nuevos juristas. [...]

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