Gabby Franco tells the story about why, after representing her native country as a shooting competitor for Venezuela in the 2000 Olympics, she fled Venezuela for the United States in order to keep her freedom.
Venezuela. It was a nation with corruption, crime, poverty—and freedom—and its oil and natural resources attracted people from all over the world. It was a tourist paradise with its 300 beautiful keys and islands and crystal-clear turquoise water. Like many others, Venezuela was an imperfect country, but one that enabled people with perseverance and dedication to fulfill their dreams.