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Priest raised money by recycling bottles … and saved 107 families from living in caves

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Alvaro Real - published on 06/19/22

This hero priest's humble and simple life shows how small details can change the lives of many.

Joaquin Sancho Albesa was better known in his home city of Valencia as “Padre Botella” (“Father Bottle”). His life would make a great movie: a humble and simple man whose actions show how small details can change the lives of many. Now he even has a street named after him.

It’s a well-deserved tribute to a priest who managed to collect funds on a large scale for the construction of housing for immigrants and poor families in his neighborhood.

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