Celebrate: Change Happens

Abby Zimet

The victory of El Salvador's leftist Farabundo Marti National Liberation Front
(FMLN), former Marxist guerrillas led by a journalist, is a stunning shift in power that represents what FMLN leader Mauricio Funes called "choosing the path of hope." The time has come, he said, "
for the excluded...for men and women who believe in social justice and

knew this day would come one day," said Silvia Gomez, 51, of enduring two decades of right-wing rule.
"Not like a dream, but like something you see out there and it just
takes a little more effort to reach it."

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