The Cinco Peso Press

Words Act Like Weapons

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

A Tough Trip

Justine Rey with her host mom when she arrived in Fort Worth.
After 24 hours I finally found how strong I am
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...

The Longest Wait of My Life

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

A New School For A New Life

Justine Rey riding
Exchange student arrives from France
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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