Simple Facts About Beto
About Where Beto's From
Beto lives La Libertad, with is a poor community in Medellin. This is a decently dangerous area due to all the violence, drugs, and gangs. Fredy, Betos brother, is in a gang and he as a result, he is part of the drugs and violence through out the neighborhood. At home, Beto has to deal with his violent brother Germen. Beto only gets to see him when he is not in jail, which is not very often. It does not make it much easier for Beto that he really does not have a mom to help him. He does have a mom, but she is an alcoholic and just gets pushed around by Betos sisters and brothers. All of these things together makes it a very hard life for Beto. As well making him want to leave his home and be very scared and sad most of his life. Beto mostly learns at the church and that is where he goes because he actually feels safe there.