Misplaced (part 2): Hide and get lost

For part 1, click here.

Maryland, USA – 2000

The next time one of my siblings got “misplaced” was less than a year later. My family moved to Rockville, Maryland for six months before moving back to Peru. I was about six years old at the time. Continue reading


A mouthful of stitches (part 3)

For part 1, click here. For part 2, click here.

Virginia, USA – Lack of wisdom (teeth)

While visiting my family in Ecuador for Christmas after my first semester of college, my parents convinced me to visit the dentist there because it is much cheaper than in the United States. I just went to find out if I had any cavities that needed to be filled, but instead the dentist told me I needed to get my wisdom teeth removed. Continue reading