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NEW Perla Baldemar RA O E R ND dōT NEW dōTERRA DIAMOND DIA M Vernal, Utah, USA Something Good A Her curiosity sparked, Perla began going teams internationally also meant that farm to run, Perla Baldemar has a to every class she could just to learn she had to spend more time away from lot on her plate. At first she turned down more. As she learned, she began to her kids as she couldn’t take them with a friend who wanted her to try essential teach others. Perla admits that building her. In spite of this, Perla affirms, “My oils, but thanks to the persistence of her business was slow because her kids have been my greatest support.” that friend she ended up buying the first priority was to be a good mom. As oils “just to get her out of my hair.” For her business grew across the states a few months, nothing happened as and into Mexico and Poland, she knew the oils sat in her closet. Eventually, she needed to travel more. She says, “I she started giving the oils away, simply hated to leave my kids. If I was driving wanting to clean house. The realization for four hours, I would take all of my that essential oils could change her life kids. I remember doing classes in a hotel hit when the people she gave the oils to while they would be under the table came back and wanted more. 94 s a single mom with six kids and a watching a movie.” However, having dōTERRA ESSENTIAL LEADERSHIP I FALL 2014 Perla wanted to show her children that it doesn’t matter what challenges they face, they can succeed if they want to. “I knew that dōTERRA was a good business opportunity when I realized it didn’t matter if I had a degree, if I was a woman, a busy mom, or even if I was Hispanic and didn’t speak perfect