Carolina was 10 years old when she left her native Brazil and came to the United States with her aunt and sister.
Holmesburg’s Carmen Wallace works at a health-care center and needed some time off in December because she was battling an illness.
It was soaring rhetoric, but can it fly in the real world — you know, the world where congressional Republicans say no to everything?
— The Republicans were not much of a Grand Old Party in Northeast Philly last week. Democrats won throughout the area.
— In NE Philly, no surprises in races for Congress and state House and Senate seats.
— The presidential race gets top billing, of course, but many important decisions await you when you get into the privacy of the voting booth.