The Rio Grande

by A. Beverly
(New York)

I had a very interesting childhood growing in Jamaica.


I was born in the hills of St Catherine. At three months, my parents (mother, a civil servant, father a businessman) my mother was transferred about 14 miles south from where I was born.

Then at five (5) going on six (6) years, she was transferred to the easternmost section of the island; hence the title of this little story :-)
I went back to school in Kingston and in St Catherine.

I am just giving you an idea of my connection to one of the most beautiful places on this side of the world.

I am in my early sixties, and regardless of the changes in the world and on my island, nothing can take away my love for and the joy I feel as a Jamaican.

There is so much to my story, which I consider to be an interesting and eclectic one, if I may say so.

So thank you for allowing me to share.

Editor's Note
Related pages: Rafting on the Rio Grande & Rio Grande.

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