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I was part of the valla humana in Juarez that was made for the Pope and it was exhausting. I was located near the seminar so I had a good place. We were told to met in there at 4 am!, so I woke up at 3 am to get ready and have a good breakfast because I knew that it will be a long and tired day. We were given extra large shirts as part of our uniform, they were that size because it was suposed to fit above all of the clothes that we were wearing. At 4 am the weather was cold so I was pack with heavy jackets and a blanket.The place was pretty assured, so we have to wait until 6 am so that we could enter to our designated location. The people who lived near by the seminar was really generous and kind, the gave away free food and water for all the volunteers, there were also people from different churches giving away candies and from different companies trading juices for smiles. We were allowed to sit and walk around during the day, we just needed to be forming the valla like 40 minutes before the Pope arrived to our location and 20 after he left. The whole team was pretty cheerful, we were all dancing and singing alabanzas (until we ran out of them). When the Pope arrived, you could feel the emotion and the joy of being there for him and the whole tiredness, sun burns and everything was all worth it.

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