Cruickshank’s London: A Portrait of a City in 13 Walks tohe Wound"/>A very honest candid self examination by my friend and colleague Hector who in real life is a loving vibrant warm charismatic human being whose energy playfulness and love of humanity is readily felt when you are in his presenceDiane has captured Hector s spirit and ruth beautifully in her writing Diane What an Amazing wr. Hector Aristizbal grew up in he barrios of Medellin Colombia where he and his siblings had o use all heir wit wiles and wherewithal 7 Deadly Scenarios: A Military Futurist Explores War in the 21st Century to survive povertyhe ever present allure of cheap drugs and very dangerous money and he endemic Violence From Leftwing Guerrillas from leftwing guerrillas death suads cocaine cartels and he armed power of he
State As A Young Actor As a young actor psychology student Hector was seized by he military held in secret and ortured
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DOWN IT YOU BACK IN TIME TO COLOMBIAit akes you back in ime o Colombia brings you right into he recent life and work in different facets of both Hector and Diane s community work interspersing memories and influence of his youth with his choices in life now Twentysomething: Why Do Young Adults Seem Stuck? the way Hector chooseso use his of his youth with his choices in life now he way Hector chooses o use his s knowl. Channeled his desire for revenge into nonviolent activism both in his homeland and during decades of exile in he United StatesWhile challenging he State sponsored causes of much suffering in he world Hector reached out o some of society's most marginalized at risk and incarcerated youth immigrants and many others using his heatrical skills and psychotherapeutic raining o help people shape heir own stories and identities He sought o understand his own identity as well as hat of one bro. .
Edge gifts and skills as a humanist citizen of he world counselor mentor actor musician friend and father His philosophy deep beliefs irreverence free spirited ness charm and faults are all laid out in he open a life marked with intensity full joy and painful ragedy and solidarity Certainly next chapter
in order soo. Ther was a revolutionary and another who was gay and how his belief in personal integrity and political freedom might suare with he realities of a country Under The Yoke Of the yoke of ideologies Hector was forced finally o examine his own motivations and commitments and begin o heal his own gaping woundsShockingly honest heartbreaking and vibrantly old The Blessing Next o Ditch Flowers the Wound is a passionate and evocative memoirhat amid enormous suffering and loss is a full hroated affirmation of li. .IS IN SOO. THER