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Visibles: Lola Villegas came to New Hampshire for love and discovered a passion for entrepreneurship

Paola Villegas sits at her nail station.
Lola Villegas
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Paola Villegas started her own business during the pandemic.

Paola Villegas, or Lola, left Puerto Rico a year and a half ago for love. In New Hampshire, she not only joined her now-husband, but found an opportunity for growth during the pandemic.

Escucha la historia de Lola en español, aquí. 

In May, she started her own nail art business: Lola Nails. Her husband had encouraged her to give it a shot, and she says their success is shared.

“‘I believed in you, and you succeeded,’ that’s what he always tells me,” says Lola.

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Visibles: Lola Villegas Came to New Hampshire for love and discovered a passion for entrepreneurship

Gabriela Lozada is a Report for America corps member. Her focus is on Latinx community with original reporting done in Spanish for ¿Qué hay de Nuevo NH?.

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