"The hardest thing for me was growing up without my mom. She had two jobs and so I spent a lot of time at my aunt's house," says Yasmine San Pedro, 23, in her #15Girls submission.
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Japanese climber Nobukazu Kuriki poses with a Nepalese flag during a news conference in Kathmandu, Nepal, on Sunday. He will begin his fifth attempt to climb Mount Everest on Tuesday.
Members of Task Force 2 from the Los Angeles County Fire Department recovered survivors from a building that collapsed in May after a major aftershock in Singati, a mountain village in Nepal.
Shahjahan Selim was injured as he helped rescue survivors of the Bangladesh factory collapse. Today he runs a small grocery shop on the outskirts of Dhaka, the capital city.
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