Elias Pascacio said he is proud that he has overcome a number of life's challenges and is able to help his family. (The Enterprise/Kristina de Leon).
NYSSA – Elias Pascacio, who was born deaf, was primed to shine.
Born to Mexican immigrant parents and raised in a working-class household, the 21-year-old was 3 when he entered pre-school and testing determined that . . .