Entries by YvonneCondes

Condes de la Torre Family Story

September 17, 2013 11:24 AM by Yvonne Condes

Latino Americans premieres tonight on PBS and it’s a thoughtful and entertaining documentary tracing Latino History in North America going back 500 years. As I was watching a screener of the show that airs tonight, I thought about my own Latino History.

My uncle chronicled that history in a family newsletter Confidencias Los Condes. The story begins in 1884 in Chamela, Jalisco, Mexico when my great grandfather Pedro was born. He was forced into work as a boy when his father, a federal judge, died. Pedro joined the Navy ...

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