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Concha Díaz

Concha Díaz is a young girl who comes to town and claims that her unborn baby is Vargas's. Although Halabí offers to let her stay with him until her baby is born, she insists on staying with Vargas, which initially turns Vargas's wife, Antonia, against her. For the first part of her stay, Concha avoids Antonia, who refuses to cook for her adulterous husband. As a result, Concha cooks for Vargas but only after Antonia has left for work. Concha is so lonely that she constantly cries, which drives Vargas away from the house. When Concha's pregnancy takes a turn for the worse, Antonia and Halabí take pity on her and take Concha to the hospital for medicine.

Concha is horrified by the transformation her body undergoes during her pregnancy. Some days are so bad...

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