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From shining shoes in Guatemala to managing a museum in California

Rene Coronado grew up in shocking poverty in Guatemala shining shoes after school when he was only 8 years old to survive. He migrated to Los Angeles, and has since earned recognition as a biologist and the only Latino to manage a museum that holds the largest collection of birds’ eggs in the world.

From shining shoes in Guatemala to managing a museum in California

Rene Coronado grew up in shocking poverty in Guatemala shining shoes after school when he was only 8 years old to survive. He migrated to Los Angeles, and has since earned recognition as a biologist and the only Latino to manage a museum that holds the largest collection of birds’ eggs in the world.

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