Agusto, a special needs child here at New Hope Children’s Home, has the ability to brighten up anyone’s day. Just like everyone, he has things which make Agusto, Agusto. One thing I have learned about Agusto is he loves his sandals to death (literally, his old ones were falling apart and worn through. Then they bought him new ones for Christmas, but he still prefers to wear his well loved sandals). I believe Agusto’s sandals could be his trademark. Agusto prefers to wear his sandals on the wrong feet, and he also loves them so much that he wears them to bed. Sleeping with them on can make things interesting, because when you have to wake Agusto up in the middle of the night to use the bathroom and he has lost one of his sandals amongst the covers, he won’t use the bathroom until both sandals are safe on his feet. In addition to searching through mixed up blankets, we also have to sort silently in the dark since there are five other boys asleep in the room. Once we locate the sandals, we can continue on to the bathroom and then back to sleep. Agusto’s sandals are only one of many interesting Agusto things which make Agusto, Agusto.
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