A Million Miles Away: Jose Hernandez’s Triumph Over Rejection

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Jose Hernandez, a Hispanic-American, had a dream that seemed a million miles away but never gave up on it. Growing up as a migrant farm worker in California, he aspired to become an astronaut. Despite NASA rejecting him nearly a dozen times, his perseverance paid off. His inspirational journey from rejection to acceptance is now portrayed in the film “A Million Miles Away.” Hernandez’s fascination with the stars began as a child, fueled by shows like Star Trek and the Apollo 17 mission. His father’s belief in him was a crucial motivator. Hernandez emphasizes the importance of enjoying the journey when pursuing one’s goals, along with the role of faith in his life. “A Million Miles Away” is available for streaming on Amazon Prime.