ORIGINALLY FROM BOGOTÁ, COLOMBIA, DANIELA FRANCO IS FEATURES EDITOR FOR THE DESERT SUN, A USA TODAY AND GANNETT PUBLICATION, BASED OUT OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA.

SHE HAS PREVIOUSLY WRITTEN FOR NBC NEWSTHE NEW YORK TIMES STUDENT JOURNALISM INSTITUTE AND TAKEPART.COM.

SHE STUDIED JOURNALISM, SOCIOLOGY AND LATIN AMERICAN STUDIES AT NEW YORK UNIVERSITY'S GALLATIN SCHOOL OF INDIVIDUALIZED STUDY.

Young Mother, Mexican Immigrant Among Those Killed In San Bernardino

Young Mother, Mexican Immigrant Among Those Killed In San Bernardino

A young mother who left a 2-year-old boy and a beloved husband and dad who immigrated from Mexico were among those who were killed in San Bernardino, California.

Juan Espinoza, one of the 14 victims of the shooting last Friday at the Inland Regional Center, was an immigrant from ObregΓ³n, Sonora, Mexico.

Aurora Godoy, a 26-year-old mother-of-one from San Jacinto, was described as "bubbly" and "loving and giving" by family members.

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