I spent the first minute of this video with my mouth open in shock. Cynthia Gallardo is so young, but her ability to deal with the trauma in her life with so much strength is really moving.
Jason Pollock is a filmmaker, writer and digital producer & consultant for brands and organizations. He is the writer/producer/director of the award-winning documentary "The Youngest Candidate," which follows four teens running for public office in America. He previously worked with Ashton Kutcher's company, Katalyst Films, on a number of digital campaigns, including the United Nations "End Malaria" and the films "The Beautiful Life," "Valentine's Day" and "Killers." In the early days of his career, Pollock was Michael Moore's executive assistant. He worked with him from 2003-2006 and aided Moore with "Dude Where's My Country," "Fahrenheit 9/11," and "Slacker Uprising." Follow Jason on Twitter .