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Update: Wilder Vasquez, survivor of trailer fire five years ago, doing well

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Wilder Vasquez, 21, washes dishes during culinary class at iTech in Immokalee on Friday, March 2, 2012. Vasquez, was one of the survivors of a trailer fire in Immokalee in March 2007, that killed his mother, sister and brother and left Vasquez severely burned. The trailer fire was labeled arson and killed five people and injured five others. No one has been arrested in connection with the fire. This march marks the five-year anniversary of the fire.

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Greg Kahn/Staff Wilder Vasquez, 21, washes dishes during culinary class at iTech in Immokalee on Friday, March 2, 2012. Vasquez, was one of the survivors of a trailer fire in Immokalee in March 2007, that killed his mother, sister and brother and left Vasquez severely burned. The trailer fire was labeled arson and killed five people and injured five others. No one has been arrested in connection with the fire. This march marks the five-year anniversary of the fire.

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Wilder Vasquez, 21, talks with his job coach, Flor Carranza, center, during culinary class at iTech in Immokalee on Friday, March 2, 2012. Vasquez, was one of the survivors of a trailer fire in Immokalee in March 2007, that killed his mother, sister and brother and left Vasquez severely burned. The trailer fire was labeled arson and killed five people and injured five others. No one has been arrested in connection with the fire. This march marks the five-year anniversary of the fire.
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Wilder Vasquez, 21, washes dishes during culinary class at iTech in Immokalee on Friday, March 2, 2012. Vasquez, was one of the survivors of a trailer fire in Immokalee in March 2007, that killed his mother, sister and brother and left Vasquez severely burned. The trailer fire was labeled arson and killed five people and injured five others. No one has been arrested in connection with the fire. This march marks the five-year anniversary of the fire.
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Wilder Vasquez, 21, wipes down tables before lunch during culinary class at iTech in Immokalee on Friday, March 2, 2012. Vasquez, was one of the survivors of a trailer fire in Immokalee in March 2007, that killed his mother, sister and brother and left Vasquez severely burned. The trailer fire was labeled arson and killed five people and injured five others. No one has been arrested in connection with the fire. This march marks the five-year anniversary of the fire.
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Wilder Vasquez, 21, suits up for culinary classes at iTech in Immokalee on Friday, March 2, 2012. Vasquez, was one of the survivors of a trailer fire in Immokalee in March 2007, that killed his mother, sister and brother and left Vasquez severely burned. The trailer fire was labeled arson and killed five people and injured five others. No one has been arrested in connection with the fire. This march marks the five-year anniversary of the fire.
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Wilder Vasquez, 21, talks with job coach Flor Carranza, right, and classmate America Cantu, center, during culinary class at iTech in Immokalee on Friday, March 2, 2012. Vasquez, was one of the survivors of a trailer fire in Immokalee in March 2007, that killed his mother, sister and brother and left Vasquez severely burned. The trailer fire was labeled arson and killed five people and injured five others. No one has been arrested in connection with the fire. This march marks the five-year anniversary of the fire.
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Wilder Vasquez, 21, hangs up clean cooking utensils during culinary class at iTech in Immokalee on Friday, March 2, 2012. Vasquez, was one of the survivors of a trailer fire in Immokalee in March 2007, that killed his mother, sister and brother and left Vasquez severely burned. The trailer fire was labeled arson and killed five people and injured five others. No one has been arrested in connection with the fire. This march marks the five-year anniversary of the fire.
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Wilder Vasquez, 21, takes out the trash during culinary class at iTech in Immokalee on Friday, March 2, 2012. Vasquez, was one of the survivors of a trailer fire in Immokalee in March 2007, that killed his mother, sister and brother and left Vasquez severely burned. The trailer fire was labeled arson and killed five people and injured five others. No one has been arrested in connection with the fire. This march marks the five-year anniversary of the fire.
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Wilder Vasquez, 21, washes dishes during culinary class at iTech in Immokalee on Friday, March 2, 2012. Vasquez, was one of the survivors of a trailer fire in Immokalee in March 2007, that killed his mother, sister and brother and left Vasquez severely burned. The trailer fire was labeled arson and killed five people and injured five others. No one has been arrested in connection with the fire. This march marks the five-year anniversary of the fire.
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Wilder Vasquez, 21, talks with his job coach, Flor Carranza, left, during culinary class at iTech in Immokalee on Friday, March 2, 2012. Vasquez, was one of the survivors of a trailer fire in Immokalee in March 2007, that killed his mother, sister and brother and left Vasquez severely burned. The trailer fire was labeled arson and killed five people and injured five others. No one has been arrested in connection with the fire. This march marks the five-year anniversary of the fire.
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Wilder Vasquez, 21, center, pauses along with his fellow athletes for the Star Spangled Banner before the start of the Special Olympics Summer County Games at Golden Gate High School on Saturday March 3, 2012. Along with studying at Immokalee Technical Center, Vasquez has been competing in the cycling competitions and has received numerous awards from competitions.
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Wilder Vasquez, 21, awaits the start of the cycling competition in the Special Olympics Summer County Games at Golden Gate High School on Saturday March 3, 2012. Along with studying at Immokalee Technical Center, Vasquez has been competing in the cycling competitions and has received numerous awards from competitions.
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Fritz Sullivan, left, jokes with Wilder Vasquez before he starts the next portion of the cycling competition in the Special Olympics Summer County Games at Golden Gate High School on Saturday March 3, 2012. Along with studying at Immokalee Technical Center, Vasquez has been competing in the cycling competitions and has received numerous awards from competitions.
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Wilder Vasquez pedals his fastest during the cycling competition in the Special Olympics Summer County Games at Golden Gate High School on Saturday. Along with studying at Immokalee Technical Center, Vasquez has been competing in the cycling competitions and has received numerous awards from competitions.
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Wilder Vasquez, center, chats with one of his coaches, Bill Weidenfeller before the start of the cycling competition in the Special Olympics Summer County Games at Golden Gate High School on Saturday. Along with studying at Immokalee Technical Center, Vasquez has been competing in the cycling competitions and has received numerous awards from competitions.
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Wilder Vasquez, center, chats with one of his coaches, John Farnsworth before the start of the cycling competition in the Special Olympics Summer County Games at Golden Gate High School on Saturday. Along with studying at Immokalee Technical Center, Vasquez has been competing in the cycling competitions and has received numerous awards from competitions.
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Fritz Sullivan, left, congratulates Wilder Vasquez after he completed his portion of the cycling competition in the Special Olympics Summer County Games at Golden Gate High School on Saturday. Along with studying at Immokalee Technical Center, Vasquez has been competing in the cycling competitions and has received numerous awards from competitions.
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Wilder Vasquez chats with Rita Lopez during lunch after the cycling competition in the Special Olympics Summer County Games at Golden Gate High School on Saturday. Along with studying at Immokalee Technical Center, Vasquez has been competing in the cycling competitions and has received numerous awards from competitions.
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Wilder Vasquez jokes with his teammates before the start of the awards ceremonies at the Special Olympics Summer County Games at Golden Gate High School on Saturday. Along with studying at Immokalee Technical Center, Vasquez has been competing in the cycling competitions and has received numerous awards from competitions.
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David McKenzie, right, congratulates Wilder Vasquez after he was awarded a blue ribbon for his achievements in the cycling competition in the Special Olympics Summer County Games at Golden Gate High School on Saturday. Along with studying at Immokalee Technical Center, Vasquez has been competing in the cycling competitions and has received numerous awards from competitions.
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Viviana Pantoja, left, and Wilder Vasquez congratulate each other after they won blue ribbons for their performances in the cycling competition in the Special Olympics Summer County Games at Golden Gate High School on Saturday. Along with studying at Immokalee Technical Center, Vasquez has been competing in the cycling competitions and has received numerous awards from competitions.

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