Carlos Diaz Santamaria, 12, at Friday’s news conference at the rectory of the National Autonomous University of Mexico, where he will study biomedical chemistry at the Faculty of Medicine, in Mexico City. Photo: AFP

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Carlos Diaz Santamaria, 12, at Friday’s news conference at the rectory of the National Autonomous University of Mexico, where he will study biomedical chemistry at the Faculty of Medicine, in Mexico City. Photo: AFP
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