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November 30, 1998 | JUANITA DARLING, TIMES STAFF WRITER
At age 6, Wilmer Alvarado was already well on his way to becoming a street kid when tropical storm Mitch swept him into the gutters of this flooded capital city. Like thousands of other Honduran children, he had long played or begged in the street while his mother sold trinkets in the market. Such kids are always high-risk candidates, social workers say, for leaving home and wandering the streets. In Wilmer's case, Mitch turned risk into reality.
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November 30, 1998 | JUANITA DARLING, TIMES STAFF WRITER
At age 6, Wilmer Alvarado was already well on his way to becoming a street kid when tropical storm Mitch swept him into the gutters of this flooded capital city. Like thousands of other Honduran children, he had long played or begged in the street while his mother sold trinkets in the market. Such kids are always high-risk candidates, social workers say, for leaving home and wandering the streets. In Wilmer's case, Mitch turned risk into reality.
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