Avenue of Mysteries Characters

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Juan Diego Guerroro

Juan Diego grew up as a “dump kid” in Oaxaca, Mexico. He was intelligent and taught himself to read in several languages with books he saved from burning in the dump. This brought him to the attention of a local priest, Brother Pepe, who began bringing Juan Deigo books to read. Because his first books were literally what other people – including the church – threw away, Juan Diego learned a great deal of history and read material that was not appropriate for young teenagers. Included in this history is information about the Jesuit Church. While Juan Diego is probably not a true atheist, he learns to hate the politics of the church.

He was utterly devoted to Lupe, his younger sister. She was unable to speak naturally and Juan Diego was the only person who could understand her. This meant that he had to translate everything she...

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