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Jan 12, 2012

Exhibit Traces Student’s Journey

Caldwell Fellow Saul Flores recounts stories from his epic journey across Latin America to launch an exhibit of his photos at the D.H. Hill Library. 

Oct 19, 2010

Natural Born Leader

After traveling more than 5,000 miles across 10 Latin American countries over the summer, Saul Flores is more than prepared for a few side trips around the Triangle as he shares his experiences in hopes of bringing a measure of compassion and understanding to the ongoing national debate about immigration. 

Oct 11, 2010

Natural Born Leader

After traveling more than 5,000 miles across 10 Latin American countries over the summer, Saul Flores is more than prepared for a few side trips around the Triangle. The Caldwell Fellow carries his message about immigration to audiences in Durham, Raleigh and Chapel Hill. Take a look at some of the 20,000 photos he took on the journey. 

Aug 11, 2010

The Kid From Atencingo

On his 4,558-mile journey across Latin America, NC State student Saul Flores is raising funds and bringing hope to children in an impoverished community. Learn how he's changing the world, one step at a time. 

Jul 21, 2010

Refuge on the Road

A harrowing bus ride and an emotional meeting with his brother marked the latest leg of Saul Flores' 4558-mile trek across Latin America this summer. Follow his progress and view his remarkable photos from his journey. 

Jun 28, 2010

Police, Poison and Peace

Caldwell Fellow Saul Flores survived an encounter with a poison dart frog and an hour-long police interrogation before skirting the dangerous border region between Colombia and Panama along the coast and arriving in Costa Rica yesterday. 

Jun 16, 2010

99 Miles From Panama

As Saul Flores continues his 4,558-mile trek across Latin America, the Caldwell Fellow is entering Colombian swampland where anti-government guerrillas are active. 

May 23, 2010

Walk of the Immigrants

This summer Caldwell Fellow Saul Flores will walk and hitchhike from Ecuador to his home in Charlotte, a journey of more than 4,000 miles. He's making the trek to raise money for an impoverished school in Mexico and to raise awareness of the struggles of people in the region.