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Little Drummer Boy

Starting when I was four years old, my Mexican grandfather explained to me repeatedly that we are Mexican nobility and Curanderismo shamans, which is basically a type of magical healer. He explained to me that throughout history, power-hungry people without … Continue reading

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King Kong and Mickey Mouse

My grandfather told me that an important part of my path in life would be getting comfortable with all of the parts of my own story, even the parts that sound completely crazy or too magical to be real. He … Continue reading

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The Rage of King Kong

When I was growing up, my grandfather told me the story of how his father came to the Los Angeles harbor while he was creating the artwork for the original King Kong movie, much of which was filmed in San … Continue reading

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