Teamwork: Interviewing Gil Penalosa with Santiago Helou

On Feb. 10, 2023, Toronto mayor John Tory announced he was going to resign. It was 8.30 p.m.

That same evening, I texted to Gil Penalosa, the mayoral candidate who arrived on second place. I had already interviewed him and with other two classmates, we’ve covered his electoral night.

¨This maybe good for Toronto,” he replied agreeing to grant me an interview.

When I was going to pitch the story, I saw that one student of 2nd grade whom I met during the electoral night, Santiago Helou, wanted to interview him also.

I called him, he hadn´t already get in touch with Penalosa, so I asked him

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