Paola Gomez’s childhood in an abusive home led her to dedicate her life to providing shelter for women and children in crisis. But when standing up against those responsible for the murder of a street child led to death threats against her and her family, she knew she was in trouble. After a brutal attack in the dark of night, she only had one choice: flee or die. Within hours she had left behind everyone and everything she had ever known in Colombia to start a new life in North America.

Would she find refuge or would she be sent back to certain death?


Stay Silent: A Refugee’s Escape from Colombia

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“She hoped against hope that Wilfred would show up on his own before dark.

But Wilfred never came.”

--Stay Silent