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  • When they were living in the slums of San Juan, her grandfather started an organization of tobacco workers, which had not existed previously in Puerto Rico: The men would come to our house and discuss salaries, and my abuelo was a real leader.

    Latina Power!

  • For example, the word grandfather, which is "abuelo" (which I am) could also be translated as "abuelito".

    The diminutive in Spanish in Mexico

  • For example, the word grandfather, which is "abuelo" (which I am) could also be translated as "abuelito".

    The diminutive in Spanish in Mexico

  • For example, the word grandfather, which is "abuelo" (which I am) could also be translated as "abuelito".

    The diminutive in Spanish in Mexico

  • Here, the participants in the ceremony will sit and inhale the hot fumes of el abuelo humo—“grandfather smoke.”

    Down and Delirious in Mexico City

  • My abuelo passed away almost two and a half years ago (hard to believe — it still feels so recent in my mind and heart), but my abuela is in her 90s and lives in South Florida right near my parents.

    Mind over matter

  • Here, the participants in the ceremony will sit and inhale the hot fumes of el abuelo humo—“grandfather smoke.”

    Down and Delirious in Mexico City

  • Here, the participants in the ceremony will sit and inhale the hot fumes of el abuelo humo—“grandfather smoke.”

    Down and Delirious in Mexico City

  • One of them looks like a bleached photograph of her abuelo Ramón; another resembles her sword boy, though aged by twenty years.

    The Lady Matador’s Hotel

  • “This one is good,” abuelo gave as his professional judgment.

    Archive 2010-03-01

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