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Aldo Bossi thanks for surviving during the boiler explosion.The hotel “Eliseo”, Rome, October 22, 1929

Raul, the gardener where Luz works, had a retablo made to commemorate his son's death. Usually retablos are painted as a way to celebrate an event and to give thanks to God. But not for poor Raul.

Since all my friends in the town had already got married, I thought of myself as an old maid. So I agreed to marry Rogelio Rios. He was ugly and corny, but he was the only one who asked for my hand. But on the day of the wedding I realized what a stupid thing I was going to do marrying the man I didn’t love at all. I ran out of the church and went to the capital in my wedding dress. I stayed with my friend Flora. Now I’m really happy and I have a good job. I thank the Virgin of the Rosary.

Basilica of Santa Maria Maggiore, Rome.... i love coming here early in the morning to pray .. Gian Lorenzo Bernini's tomb is here .