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Deborah Rodriguez: From Afghanistan to Mexico

Deborah Rodriguez Author, Kabul Beauty School and Margarita Wednesdays: Making a New Life by the Mexican Sea
Marcela Davison Aviles, President and CEO/Executive Producer, ¡VivaFest! - Moderator 

Rodriguez spent five years with the Kabul Beauty School, the first modern beauty academy and training salon in Afghanistan. In 2007 she was forced to leave the country and returned to the U.S. unsure of what to do next. A new journey began when she decided to set off to Mexico where she had no ties. She immersed herself with a new culture, language and people. Hear more about her inspiring journey of determination and self-discovery.