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I Will Find You

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Spain - Leganés - Portrait of Maria Begoña García Bernal, 53. “I suspect the initial plan was to rob Julio, the one who weighed more”, explains Garcia Bernal. “Then came a sudden request for another baby, and they took the second one as well”. In 1981, the military administration went to her parents’ village to look for Juan Carlos. According to their registry he hadn’t shown up for his compulsory military service and was considered a fugitive. “When I held this document in my hands I couldn’t stop crying”, continues Garcia Bernal. “It was the first time I had something proving that one of my brothers had existed. It was an indescribable emotion”.