It was 1956 and my Tia Alicia, Tio Antonio and their seven daughters were farm workers living in a three-bedroom, one bathroom shack on a huge strawberry farm close to Highway 1, the Pacific Ocean, in the agricultural community of Watsonville.

Strawberry Farm Dreams

After that I started doing more extreme things, and then what I was doing back then became a habit.

I Like Sports!

...when I was in school, they could not buy me a physical education uniform...

To Learn Many Things

When electric lighting reached the community, and there was clean drinking water and TV, all the families began to grow apart and isolated.

The Beautiful Chelincito