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(Bilingual Video / Vídeo Bilingüe): Located just a few miles across the international bridge at Eagle Pass, Texas on the outskirts of Piedras Negras, Coahuila, Mexico, is a home for a very special family.

In 1995, Pastor Paulino Esquivel and his wife Gilberta received a very specific call from God to open a refuge for disabled, orphaned and abandoned children. Nineteen years have passed since Pastor Paulino opened the doors of "Casa Bethesda."

Currently there are 24 residents with a range of disabilities including cerebral palsy, Down and Rett's syndrome, severe epilepsy, deaf-mute, and bipolar disorder. All require very special care and are attended to 24/7, 365 days a year by Pastor Paulino, his wife and few modestly paid assistants.

The government offers nothing to subsidize the Bethesda Home, nor do utility companies offer any discounts. Pastor Paulino gives testimony that God has sustained them for nearly two decades. They depend completely on God to maintain this refuge of peace and security, where all the residents will probably spend the rest of their lives.

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