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Mexico On My Mind

Mexico Calls

The taxi drive to Ixtapan de la Sal from the capital was memorable. See, I had spent most of my life in upper middle class California. Private school. Summers splashing in my pool with my brother, sister, and friends. I didn’t know how good I had it.

Until that drive to Ixtapan. The 2 hour (?) drive was dotted with pueblos filled with the poorest people I had ever seen. Poor people in tiny villages and huge churches.

The Only Mexican (by David Tomas Martinez)

The Only Mexican (by David Tomas Martinez)
  Photo by Miguel Gonzalez The Only Mexican By David Tomas Martinez The only Mexican that ever was Mexican, fought in the revolutionand drank nigh...