farm workers became an astronaut (CNN)1 min read
Millions of kids dream of going into space. But Jose Hernandez made that dream a reality — and he did so against incredible odds.
As the son of Mexican migrant farm workers, his education was constantly interrupted as his family followed the changing crops. Often, they would spend December through February in Mexico.
Hernandez and his siblings would home school themselves with assignments from their American teachers during those months. But with all of the constant interruptions, Hernandez didn’t become fluent in English until he was 12. More at http://money.cnn.com/2016/03/14/news/economy/jose-hernandez-migrant-astronaut/