The birthday girl in her new dress
Director Jorge Mario played the role usually played by the father, and escorted the birthday girl to her party.
Alejandra's house mother Beatriz, some of her house mates, and director Jorge Mario pray for Alejandra during the ceremony.
Everyone enjoyed a very special dinner of tamales - (L to R) - Celia, Florentina and baby Fatima, Ada and Sonia.
Cesar enjoys his tamales, which are cooked in banana leaves over an open fire.
The candles are lit