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1000 Americans: generations: mother and daughter, Belize

October 28, 2009 by  
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Generations: Mother and daughter, Northern Highway, Belize When asking the mother if we were on the right road, she started naming all the small towns that would follow in the next 40 miles 🙂

Her daughter came to help out as well, two friendly women from the Maya North of Belize.

1000 Americans: Generations: Ulises & Jaime, Mexico City

September 16, 2009 by  
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Ulises and Jaime

Ulises and his father Jaime live in the Southern part of one of the largest metropolitan areas in the world: Mexico City.

Jaime teaches at the university, Ulises is still studying, finishing his thesis about the causes effects of the ‘sinking buildings’ in the City. Together they know more about the history and culture of the area than Encyclopedia Brittanica 🙂

1000 Americans: Yolanda & Monica, Morelia, Mexico

September 14, 2009 by  
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Two generations, Yolanda and Monica.

Actually the photo above is taken in Patzcuaro, but Yolanda & Monica live in Morelia. Monica is studying art and will be off to finish her studies elsewhere soon, either elsewhere in Mexico, or in the US or Europe.

Her mother Yolanda use to have a computer shop with her husband Juan. Now she gives courses for future moms as well as nutritional education to schools, and practices her knowledge by creating healthy and tasty food for her family and friends.

1000 Americans: Roberto and family, Metepec, Mexico

September 14, 2009 by  
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Beto, Laura and Roberto

Roberto, his wife Laura and son Beto (Roberto) live in Metepec, a small place under the smoke of bigger cities Toluca and Mexico City. Roberto has worked for the government for several decades, riding 2 buses every day to get to work.

They sold part of the family land, thus creating a new modern ‘barrio’, a neighbourhood, but they still enjoy their vegetable garden in the back of the house.