Larissa Martinez is the valedictorian for her Texas high school. She graduated with a 4.95 GPA. She took 17 AP classes and is set to attend Yale University this Fall. In her graduation speech, she chose to reveal her status as an undocumented immigrant. She described how she came to the United States in 2010 with her mother to escape the presence of an alcoholic and abusive father. Hear her powerful words in the video above.

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