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Doña Christina

(1910 to 1981) Christina Ledesma child of Odilón and Margarita Ledesma. She had three brothers, Faustino, Melesio, and Eduardo. She had three sisters, Manuela, Katherine, and Emily. Christina was born in Lake Elsinore, near Riverside California. Her family moved to … Continue reading

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That Good Night by Carlos L. Najera

 In the last communication that I had with your mother she could not talk. Her battle with cancer was almost at an end. I said to her, “I love you.” Then I asked her, “Do you love me?” She nodded … Continue reading

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Call it Sleep by Carlos and Joseph Najera

Here’s Christi and I with our youngest son, Joe.  The year was 1981. We were about 70 years old back then living in Cupertino, the Silicon Valley. The picture was taken at a happy moment when all our family was … Continue reading

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