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55 - Jacal


He had only a shack
of ocotillo and mud
but he raised a large family
and was known as a stud.

With wives in two countries
and friends in three nations
old Señor Luna
had quite the relations.

And though he was poor,
never did something great,
this tough old Latino
lived to be 108!










Gilberto Luna had wives on both sides of the US-Mexico border and at least 11 children, possibly more. He raised many of them in this jacal in what is now Big Bend National Park. He died in 1947.

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5 comments:

G-Man said...

Ann...
I think the old man would be smiling Big Time on this awesome little tribute.
Loved your Tex Mex 55
Thanks for playing, thanks for your awesome support, and have a Kick Ass Week-End

March 6, 2014 at 10:51 PM
G-Man said...

And awesomely...Yahtzee!!!

March 6, 2014 at 10:53 PM
izzy said...

Very cool! the building especially-
there are masterminds around who manage to pile up the families!
astounding # of kids-

March 7, 2014 at 7:54 AM
Alice Audrey said...

I'm not sure if I should applaud of be appalled.

March 7, 2014 at 9:52 AM
Björn said...

Love the story.. yes indeed a stud ... wonder what land of milk and honey he could promise.

March 7, 2014 at 2:52 PM