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Lola Montilla

Meet Lola!

I’m 17 years-old. I am a CHD activist, OHS survivor and all-around warrior. I am public speaker, and social media junkie. I am a daughter, a sister and an awesome friend. I am an eternal optimist who lives by the motto, “everything happens for a reason.”

I think life is a gift and a blessing.  I don’t know if I have the answers or the right way to live life, face challenges or move on, but I do what feels right.  And when your actions follow your heart, there’s really no room for mistakes.  Let your heart lead the way, always. ~Lola

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Lola’s POV: Dear Oprah, Thank You for My Birthday Gift

On January 8th, the eve of my 17th birthday, I watched the Golden Globes. I drooled over the beautiful dresses…

Lola's POV: To My Internet Friends HipLatina

Lola’s POV: A Special Note to All My Internet Friends

Internet friends: my generation’s version of previous’ generations “pen pals.” Today’s communications have brought us together, and now, we’re only…

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Lola’s POV: A Resolution to End All Resolutions

Resolutions time! 2017 has been a compilation of good, sad, angry, happy, and devastating moments (plus, the occasional hurricane…or two). …

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Lola’s POV: A different kind of Christmas

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas. The holidays in Puerto Rico are mostly about “el fichuleo, el lechón,…

Lola's POV: Deal With Stress HipLatina

Lola’s POV: Stressed? Don’t sweat it!

Just recently I’ve fallen into an endless pit of stress and overthinking and I never thought it would be this…

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Lola’s POV: A Feminist Dad’s Views on Women in Media

Last weekend was something for the books! I traveled to Orlando, FL to be part of the Suncoast Chapter Emmy…

Who Wants to Be a Princess Anyway?

Growing up female in today’s society, my feminism tendencies are sometimes magnified by real-life situations that reinforce my beliefs. Recently,…

Lola’s POV: Gratitude Should Be Expressed EVERY Day

My Thanksgiving Day usually begins with me, waking up my parents around 10:30 am to hurry downstairs and watch the…

Lola's POV: Why We All Need to Have a Good Cry HipLatina

Lola’s POV: The Power of Having a Good Cry

I usually speak about how to be brave. I’m known for lectures on how to stay positive and live a…

Lola's POV Bucket Lists HipLatina

Lola’s POV: It’s Never Too Late to Create a Bucket List

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Lola's POV: What the Team Lola Team Means to Me HipLatina

Lola’s POV: What Team Lola Means to Me

As I get closer to celebrating the first four years after my heart surgery, I reflect on one of the…

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Lola’s POV: The Balance of Staying True to My Voice

Oh my God! School is driving me insane! Lately I find myself having to choose between getting my full eight…

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