going above and beyond
- Nov 17, 2006
A Puerto Rican man almost died in an explosion. Now, he faces a nearly $2 million debt
For 23-year-old Alexis Hernández, leaving Puerto Rico in January 2019 to study medicine in Mexico was the culmination of a lifelong dream. For as long as he can remember, the young man from the coastal town of Camuy aspired to be a doctor.