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Aliya Benabderrazak



Aliya Benabderrazak, of Laredo, Texas, and San Miguel de Allende, Mexico, plans to major in psychology and wants to work with children with mental illnesses. Born in Massachusetts to a Moroccan father and an American mother, Benabderrazak attended a bilingual school before moving to Mexico at the age of 13. She has volunteered with a nonprofit organization that provides free medical, dental, and mental health care to children from rural areas outside San Miguel de Allende, Mexico. She also teaches a bilingual religious exploration class to children at the local Unitarian Universalist Fellowship church.