Author Archive for Marimar Huguet-Jerez

Looking for my grandfather, Arturo Martín

June 20, 2013
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Looking for my grandfather, Arturo Martín

As a child growing up in Madrid, I frequently used to ask my mom, María Luisa Jerez Marín, about her parents, whom I had never met. My grandmother, Modesta Marín, died of cancer at the early age of 42. And my grandfather, Arturo Martín, I was told ‘died in the war’, like so many...
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