The Cinco Peso Press

Justine and her favorite horse after winning 2nd place during a jump show.

Words Act Like Weapons

Justine Rey , Reporter December 12, 2017

"How can you still be alive? You are so ugly. You just look like a freak. You should just kill yourself and end your life."  Was throwing up every day after lunch enough? Should I do more?   I...

Justine Rey with her host mom when she arrived in Fort Worth.

A Tough Trip

After 24 hours I finally found how strong I am
Justine Rey , reporter December 12, 2017

Aug. 10.   Emotions collided through me all at once. I was happy, sad, excited, nervous.   Today was going to be a good day.  That was different.  I woke up ready to go. Not to school...

Justine with her parents and young brother. Picture taken in Florida during the sugar sand contest.

The Longest Wait of My Life

Justine Rey, Reporter November 10, 2017

October 31   8: 05 a.m. I woke up just like I do every morning. Chelsey, my host mom, dropped me off at school for a normal day, but I didn't know what was going to happen.  My parents, Aurore...

Justine Rey riding Mon Repaire, training for a show in her hometown of Biarritz, France. Justine is an exchange student this year.

A New School For A New Life

Exchange student arrives from France
Justine Rey , Reporter November 9, 2017

My name is Justine Rey and I am 15 years-old. I come from Biarritz, a small beautiful city in the south west of France near the ocean and about 20 minutes to Spain. I am in Fort Worth for now two months,...

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