Tag: El salvador massacre 1932

  • What I Reap From Mamá’s Stories

    What I Reap From Mamá’s Stories

    It’s been fun to post my mother’s memoir here on The Writing Bull. And it’s just as fun, and even more meaningful, to listen to her stories. Which, I have heard all my life. I have known, for decades, about her murdered father–my grandfather Pilar Reyes–who was shot in the street by some guy named…

  • The Massacre of 1932

    The Massacre of 1932

    After my father’s murder, and my mother and I had to flee, my grandfather ¨Papa Polo” was the main figure in my life.  Grandmamá had one of the women to be responsible about my care, which was not the best but nevertheless  made my character of a survivor all through my entire life. Because of…