In the 1990s we moved to the chicken ranch. Ricardo, age 7, was chasing his sister & she slammed a gate cutting off one of his fingers. Dottie put it in ice & we drove to the city. The doctor there took nearly an hour before he looked at it. I  was so angry & asked him why he waited and his response was, “Children in orphanages are normally too ill to operate on. This child is healthy so I will reattach the finger.”

It showed me what the rich Guatemalans thought about the poor”.

Today 2021. The volcano has been spewing ash towards Casa,