Chapter 1, The Blue House on Londress Street and Chapter 2, Childhood in Coyoacan
• The life and story of Frida Kahlo begins and ends in the same place, at the blue house on Londress Street.
• The blue house was built by Guillermo Kahlo, Frida's father.
• Guillermo migrated from Germany and met his second wife, Matilde while working at a jewelry store.
• Guillermo started to make a name for himself as a photographer.
• Frida Kahlo was born on July 6, 1907.
• During the Revolution, Guillermo brought his family into penury whereas before his commissions with the government had placed him in a comfortable lifestyle.
• Guillermo became more and more misanthropic.
• Frida's mother had to raise the girls with a traditional Mexican upbringing as best she could.
• Frida contracted polio when she was six-years-old, spending nine months confined to a room.
• The sickness made Frida very thin and the doctors prescribed physical exercise.
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