Mayra Pelayo, center, pictured in a photo taken in 2019 with a group of Ontario High graduates who were kindergarten students in her classroom. (Submitted photo)
ONTARIO – When Mayra Pelayo left her home in Mexico at age 13, she was a confident, bookish student.
She was captain of the volleyball and basketball teams and she dreamed of becoming an architect.
But Pelayo’s life . . .