Saturday, 1 August 2020

My Father Luis Eduardo Borja - Aug 1, 1913 - Aug 10, 1986 - In Memoriam

This indeleble image brings back childhood memories. It must have been taken around 1955-56 by one of those street photographers of the time. We are crossing Carrera Cuarta and Calle Doce en Cali, on the way to Sunday Mass in the Cathedral in Cali. It was the weekly endeavour we had to endure before a visit to the ice cream parlour after church.
My father holds his three boys, my older brother Nelson on the left, myself holding both my brother and my father's hand, and on the right, our younger brother Beto.

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