Geri Anderson has had a career in writing for newspapers, magazines, and public relations.  In the 1970s and 80s, she was an instructor at Broward Community College in Florida and also worked as a counselor for troubled teens. Geri has written a memoir, Oh Oaxaca, Living, Laughing and Learning in Mexico, about her life in retirement.  Articles about her travels in Mexico can be found at http://www.mexconnect.com. Marcus Wilkinson’s blog about all things Mexican can be found at: http://www.mexicancorrido.com

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Amazing Puppet Maker Changes Boy with Autism’s World

Amazing Puppet Maker Changes Boy with Autism’s World

Autism knows no boundaries.  It pays no attention to skin color, language, or nationality.  In Oaxaca de Juárez, Mexico, a puppet maker discovered that some children who had never talked before could talk to his puppets.  For 30 years, José Octavio Azcona y Juárez has been creating monos de calenda for festive occasions, which are… Continue Reading