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My Bloody Life: The Making of a Latin King Setting & Symbolism

Reymundo Sanchez
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Puerto Rico

Reymundo was born in Puerto Rico, although he had very few memories of the island and none of them are pleasant. At thirteen, he was crushed when his family decided to move back to the island, tearing him away from his friends and school.

Chicago

Reymundo's mother and Emilio moved the family from Puerto Rico to an apartment on the south side of Chicago. Reymundo loved the city, with its snow, "L" trains, ethnic neighborhoods and bustle.

Humboldt Park

When Reymundo's mother married Pedro, he moved the family to the Humboldt Park neighborhood. At first, that part of the city was mixed Latino, white and African American, but by the end of the saga, the neighborhood was almost entirely Puerto Rican. The area is centered on a beautiful park with baseball diamonds, fields, and a lake for swimming in the summer and ice skating in the...

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