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The Real Utuado

Utuado, located in the mountains near the center of Puerto Rico, is a beautiful lush destination that is home to lakes, forest reserves and a lovely central plaza. It was my father’s home until he moved to Chester, PA with his parents and two siblings when he was 8 years old. Like Mariana, I still have many second, third and fourth cousins, great aunts and great uncles living in Utuado.

Below are photos from my recent trip. It was great to see the church and school my dad attended and to get a glimpse of what my life would be like in an alternate reality where my grandparents chose to stay in their hometown.

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For my photos of Utuado - and real scenes from the book - click on the images below!

Scenes from the Book Puerto Rico Photos

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