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A look at an asylum-seeking student’s life

We’ve devoted a lot of coverage concerning how city schools have been pivoting to accommodate the influx of migrant children into our school system, but our friends over at DocumentedNY have taken a closer look at one 6th grader’s personal journey to get here. Kenyon Madera Vazquez traveled across seven countries — often with painful blisters on his feet — with his mother before becoming a student at PS/MS 5 in the Bronx.