Rafael Nido's Rafael M. Nido Figueroa ancestral genealogy PDF

By Rafael Nido

"Gracias, de todo corazón, a mi esposa, por todo su apoyo,Templanza e inagotable dulce amor; sin ella este manuscrito no hubiese sido posible." Rafael M Nido

Rafael M Nido realizing ancestors that signify explanations and concepts fill the deep desire of humans to stay usefully and stroll humbly, wrote and released, his personal ancestral family tree; a pictorial fingerprint of background and genealogy particular contributions through ancestors, within the greater ancient photograph, with a feeling of accountability, to maintain the time of ancestors who symbolized explanations and ideas.

i.e. Dr. Francisco R. De Goenaga, Director of psychological overall healthiness within the island of Puerto Rico among 1894-1929; the 1st director of Psychiatry on the first Psychiatric health center within the island of Puerto Rico.

i.e. Maria Concepcion Bernardina de Goenaga de Sanjurjo; first lady Entrepreneur to function a garments production enterprise within the territory of Puerto Rico along with her name-brand: "Conchita's", being offered in prestigious long island manhattan fifth road zone.

i.e. Mariano Acosta Velarde. Grand Son to Don José Julián Acosta y Calbo; Federico Acosta Velarde's older brother. legal professional for the Puerto Rico Railroad corporation until eventually it closed, membership NAUTICO 1949 Commodore, President of the Puerto Rico Bar organization ('Colegio de Abogados'); energetic member of the yankee Bar organization within the Island of Puerto Rico 1920-1975.

[Rafael M Nido entendiendo antepasados que simbolizan causas e principles llenan l. a. profunda necesidad del ser humano de vivir útilmente y caminar humildemente escribió y publicó su propia genealogía ancestral; una huella pictórica de historia y árbol genealógico de contribuciones únicas por antepasados, en el landscape histórico más amplio, con un sentido de responsabilidad, para conservar el tiempo de antepasados, que simbolizan causas e ideas.]

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Download e-book for kindle: Heating & Cooling: 52 Micro-Memoirs by Beth Ann Fennelly

By Beth Ann Fennelly

"Morning: obtained a bag of frozen peas to numb my husband’s sore testicles after his vasectomy. night: extra thawed peas to our carbonara." —from Heating & Cooling, "Married Love, IV"

The fifty two micro-memoirs in genre-defying Heating & Cooling provide vibrant glimpses right into a richly lived lifestyles, combining the compression of poetry with the truth-telling of nonfiction into one heartfelt, celebratory ebook. starting from youth reminiscences to quirky cultural observations, those micro-memoirs construct on each other to reach at a portrait of Beth Ann Fennelly as a spouse, mom, author, and deeply unique observer of life’s demanding situations and joys. a few items are wistful, a few wry, and plenty of show the humor buried in our daily interactions. Heating & Cooling: fifty two Micro-Memoirs shapes a existence from all of sudden illuminating moments, and awakens us to those moments as they seem within the margins of our lives.

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Flight to Freedom by Ellen Oppenheimer PDF

By Ellen Oppenheimer

Flight to Freedom
by Ellen Oppenheimer

Flight to Freedom is the tale of writer Ellen Oppenheimer’s family’s get away from the Nazis beginning in Germany, 1933. They settled in Paris. while battle was once declared they left Paris and an analogous course that used to be proven within the movie Casablanca. They traveled from Paris to Marseille to Oran to Casablanca, then to the U.S. on a gradual Portuguese boat touchdown in Staten Island in 1942.

About the Author

Ellen Oppenheimer lives in Massachusetts along with her husband of sixty-two years. they've got 3 little ones together.

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Condenada (Portuguese Edition) by STACEY LANNERT PDF


A four de julho de 1990, Stacey Lannert, de dezoito anos, matou o pai. Ele abusava sexualmente dela desde os oito anos. Até então, Stacey sofrera em silêncio. Tudo mudou nessa noite, quando percebeu que a sua adorada irmã mais nova acabara de ser vítima do mesmo crime. Sem qualquer compaixão, o tribunal condenou-a a prisão perpétua. Stacey sente-se agora suficientemente strong point para contar a história da sua infância arrepiante, durante a qual manteve a sanidade psychological graças ao amor e ao instinto protetor que sentia pela irmã. Num tom comovente e digno, relata-nos também o que aconteceu quando deu entrada na prisão, esse momento de violência brutal que, inesperadamente, a fortaleceu e fez dela uma pessoa melhor. Decidida a não se vitimizar, Stacey encontrou em si mesma a força necessária para crescer e descobriu a importância e o poder curativo do amor. Quase dezanove anos depois, a ten de janeiro de 2009, o governador do Missouri fez finalmente justiça. Passados seis dias, ela period uma mulher livre. Condenada é a história de como Stacey aprendeu a crescer e a conquistar a liberdade atrás das grades. É uma história de autodescoberta passada no universo paralelo de uma prisão de máxima segurança. E é, acima de tudo, um hino ao amor, à coragem e à justiça.

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Walkabout Undone: A Memoir - download pdf or read online

By Dave Watson

Following love worldwide may be honorable, brave, and encouraging. Going to Australia inspires pictures of the good Barrier Reef, the sea, the Outback, and the entire wonders of nature. None of this occurred in Melbourne, Australia. Love resulted in educational shenanigans, xenophobia, racism, and the mental underbelly of a delusional society. What’s a man to do? dwell in a state the remainder of his days as an interloper? In a rustic pleasant to his homeland, the main strong nation in the world? Can’t white humans get in precisely approximately each civilized society? Is love worthy it? might be.

Anyone touring and learning out of the country, specially Down lower than, the fortunate kingdom, “where God kissed the planet,” will locate this experience interesting. trip conjures up us the place to head, what to hunt, realize. occasionally, although, we discover out the place we shouldn’t move, the place we aren't sought after, and the place love can lead us astray.

A sturdy memoir transports the reader to a different position and gives insights into how humans navigate their approach within the world. “Walkabout Undone” takes us on a trip to an aspect of Australia not often obvious and inspires humans to shuttle; imagine, and, most significantly, take an opportunity on love. hugely prompt.
—Ken Lee, vp of Michael Wiese Productions
and Divine Arts www.mwp.com

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Download e-book for iPad: It Never Rained in The Bronx by Steven Chanzes

By Steven Chanzes

lifestyles is a set of thoughts. with out stories there's no lifestyles. those are my thoughts of turning out to be up within the Bronx and later spending my maturity in Florida the place I nonetheless reside. Hilarious adventures of the writer, his family and friends. Over 440 pages and 70 tales designed to make you chuckle, chortle, snort after which giggle a few extra. All tales are actual and depicted simply as they occurred. examine the author's Granma and what occurred once they went to the nightclub within the Carillon lodge on Miami seashore; a sixty nine 12 months outdated Granma together with her 25 yr previous grandson. other than each person in attendance that evening concept the grandson was once a gigolo and Granma made convinced that everybody wasn't upset as she gave them a lovely exhibit that night, far better than the single at the degree. the tale Swollen Cheeks may have you rolling within the aisles. it really is approximately Leroy who used to pay nightly visits to the writer at his workplace and may frequently have a cup of espresso with him. no longer anymore. Leroy most likely by no means had one other cup of espresso after the final time he had one on the author's paintings position. once you learn this tale you may by no means drink one other cup of espresso back both. there have been unforgettable characters like James "Burnell" Bell, a former motorbike policeman in Boulder, Colorado who misplaced his task simply because someday a person requested Jim to stick to him on his motorbike as the person idea his odometer wasn't operating adequately. And it wasn't. the man stated to Jim, "Officer, my odometer says i go 30 miles according to hour. how briskly am i actually going?" Jim stated, "You're doing 35 and this can be a 30 mile in keeping with hour area. Pull over." the man pulled over and Jim gave him a dashing price tag. It was once the final price tag that Jim ever gave a person as he was once instantly suspended, got here to Florida and was once eager about one calamnity after one other. Then there has been the tale of the Viet Nam battle the place the Selective provider approach asked my ass to visit Viet Nam. I figured that because the remainder of my physique wasn't going to Viet Nam, then my ass can also remain home....and it did. however the tale of the way I controlled to flee Uncle Sam's providers is a truly humorous learn. My buddy Paul and that i used to have a philosophy which acknowledged, "Just simply because you are terrible (and we have been) does not imply you should not eat..... well." And we did without funds for a interval of approximately 30 days within the fanciest and priciest eating places in manhattan till one night we got a proposal we could not refuse. it really is humorous now yet I guarantee you it wasn't humorous then. Then there has been the time that i used to be having a tricky cross in existence. lots in order that i made a decision to enlist within the military with my pal Allan. It sounded nice. i used to be married and had one son. the military could enable me reside off base with my family members. My spouse suggestion it was once a good suggestion too. yet then I gave it a few proposal and made up our minds to not enlist. after all i did not inform Allan as i did not are looking to break his solid time. He had a truly memorable event within the military for all of 3 weeks. And what ebook will be whole with no bankruptcy or dedicated to intercourse. the following there are 4 chapters dedicated to very satisfying instances, yet now not approximately what you are going to imagine them to be. intercourse used to be very diverse within the 50's and 60's for younger males. evidently it was once diversified for the writer. And based on the culture of this publication it was once humorous, humorous, humorous. Then there has been the time that i used to be having a tricky time discovering an honest task, you recognize, person who can pay a habitable salary. I wasn't deterred. I had a relations and not anything was once going to prevent me from earning profits. I simply did not understand what sort of residing so I did what i assumed used to be the right kind factor to do. I spread out an Employment corporation. Now all day lengthy i would hearken to those that wanted a task. i did not are looking to provide them my mystery simply because i did not desire pageant within the Employment employer business.

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Download e-book for kindle: 3 AM Bull Rider by Joseph Lauricella

By Joseph Lauricella

After university, while most folks commence looking for a profession or a role, Joseph Lauricella desired to unfastened wheel throughout the US. three AM Bull Rider will shipping you again to 1995, ahead of smartphones and iPads governed the area. With an perspective just like the Beat iteration, he explored the darkness within caves and the majestic great thing about canyons. He met ravens, rams, bikers, and hitchhikers. in case you learn three AM Bull Rider it's going to think as though it merely occurred yesterday.

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Ich, der Neger: Mein Leben zwischen Highlife und Pleiten - download pdf or read online

By Urs Althaus

#8 Bestseller
Einblicke in die Welt der Schönen und Reichen, der Außenseiter und Versager, der Glücklichen und Unbekümmerten. Die Geschichte eines Mannes, der sich der Wahrheit verschrieben hat.

Eigentlich wollte Urs Althaus Fußballprofi werden. Aber es kam so, wie niemand in Altdorf, wo er bei seiner alleinerziehenden Mutter aufwuchs, es je erwartet hätte. Er, das uneheliche sort eines nigerianischen Medizinstudenten, den er nie kennen gelernt hat, und einer Schweizer Mutter, stürmte die Mode-Laufstege dieser Welt. Er lief für dressmaker wie Calvin Klein, Valentino, Armani, Kenzo, Yves Saint Laurent. Er conflict das erste schwarze Männer-Model, das es auf das hide der amerikanischen Modezeitschrift »GQ« geschafft hatte. Er tanzte mit Liza Minelli, Cindy Crawford und Brooke Shields in den golf equipment von Paris, London und ny. Als Agent vertrat er Supermodels wie Gisele Bündchen, Naomi Campbell, Kate Moss und Claudia Schiffer. Er hatte eine Privataudienz beim Dalai Lama und frühstückte mit Richard Gere.

Als Schauspieler stand er neben Marcello Mastroianni und – in der Verfilmung von Umberto Ecos Im Namen der Rose – mit Sean Connery vor der Kamera. Er hätte es weit bringen können. Wäre da nicht seine Unbekümmertheit und Leichtgläubigkeit gewesen. Dass er in seinen besten Tagen nicht abhob und in seinen schlechtesten nicht verzweifelte – das hat er seinem sicheren Hafen am Vierwaldstättersee und seiner Mutter zu verdanken

Urs Althaus, geb. 1956 in Herrliberg, hatte als einziges schwarzes und erst noch reformiertes sort in der katholischen Urschweiz, wo er in Altdorf aufwuchs, einen viel leichteren Stand, als guy annehmen würde. Nach der Schulzeit startete er eine Fußballkarriere, die er verletzungsbedingt aufgeben musste. Durch Zufall erhielt er seinen ersten Modeljob und flog nach Tokio. was once danach kam, ist ein Leben zwischen Märchen und Albtraum. Nach vielen Jahren im Ausland lebt er wieder in der Schweiz und – als Schauspieler – immer wieder in Italien.
# eight Schweizer Bestsellerliste
Weltwoche Franziska Müller
-“Die Zeiten waren hemmungslos” Urs Althaus aus Uri struggle der erste schwarze Top-Dressman der Welt, verdiente Millionen und tanzte mit Andy Warhol und Grace Jones durch die Nächte. Bei den Berglern sei seine Hautfarbe nie ein Thema gewesen....

GQ/Germany -
- Er nannte sich Neger - 1977 erschien Urs Althaus als erster schwarzes version auf dem disguise von GQ. Seine Autobiografie beschreibt nun wie rassistisch die Fashionbranche wirklich ist. -

TVtälichvon Ernst Seibold
DAS spotlight DER WOCHE - Niemals aufgeben...Urs Althaus, der Mann, der unglaubliche Höhen und ebensolche Tiefen hinter sich hat, der Mann,der nie auf gab, der Mann, der immer wieder aufstand,
«Rassismus spürte ich hier in der Urschweiz nie, erst später, in den USA,» Erster Schwarzer auf dem Titel des grossen Modeblatts «GQ» in den united states der 70er-Jahre, Schauspieler an der Seite Sean Connerys und Helmut Qualtingersin «Der identify der Rose», zentrale Figur der internationalen Modeszene ... Er steht aber auch zu seinen Abstürzen, Spiegelbild der internationalen Modewelt der letzten 35 Jahre ist.

Münchner Merkur
-Schauspieler und Ex-Model Urs Althaus aus der Schweiz hat Modegeschichte geschrieben –auf ein Leben zurück, das sich wie eine unglaubliche Achterbahnfahrt liest, gespickt mit Anekdoten über Stars wie Sean Connery, Andy Warhol und Liza Minelli sowie über berüh

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Navigating Through Life: Learning and Growing - download pdf or read online

By Joan Small

‘NAVIGATING via lifestyles - studying and transforming into ‘ ...
tells of Joan’s youth in Western Australia the place she lived within the bush after which town of Perth. The relations moved on the finish of 1956 to the small remoted mining city of Tennant Creek within the centre of the Northern Territory – a frontier city of tin sheds and extensive streets with out piped water, and for that reason no gardens or eco-friendly plants – only a broad strip of WWII bitumen down the centre of the dusty major road surrounded via dry rocky state, sharp spinifex grass and ant-hills like tombstones.

Joan’s mom were advised approximately ‘Frangipani as excessive because the residence’ yet came across the one straggling Frangipani was once on the airport. much more remoted was once the gold mine of Nobles Nob, ten miles from town the place the kin used to be to stay. This used to be a surprise to her, yet Joan enjoyed the possibility of ‘two lives’ – her traditional lifestyles in school in Perth, and her vacations spent in Tennant Creek.

The tale takes Joan from a shy and unhappy baby, crushed through her father and older brother, and a loner, bullied in class, to her burgeoning independence, the confident effect of the lady advisor flow and her choice to go away her grandmother and circulate to Adelaide to stay together with her friend’s family.
Book I within the sequence covers the years of studying and starting to be as Joan develops right into a youngster and starts off to consider the 1st flush of womanhood.

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