Lost in America: A Young Hispanic's Quest for Hope, ispublished by SF Communications of Georgia. It is a 108 page non-fiction book containing 30 color photographs documenting the extraordinary journey of a young Honduran boy named Candelario, who survived incredible struggles created by Hurricane Mitch, the most destructive hurricane to hit Central America in 200 years.
"Truly Inspiring!" ~ Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor said of Candelario's book ~ June 21, 2012
In March 2013, the Hispanic Heritage Foundation in Washington, D.C. is recognizing Candelario for outstanding leadership during a ceremony at Georgia Tech's School of Business. He is receiving the Gold Award for Hispanic Student Leadership in the South for 2013.