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Argentina DNA - by Martin Acosta

?Me, I was stolen?I was born again on October 25, 2000,? says Gabriel, who back then was named Ramiro.  His mother, María, was disappeared on January 11, 1977...To be disappeared in Argentina is to no longer be present, to no longer exist, to no longer be. ..I met Adriana on my first visit to the Grandmothers of the Plaza de Mayo, when I went to ask for help with my project. I was just reviewing possible cases to photograph when she came in and said, ?What are you doing with my baby!?..Adriana knows little about what happened. Gabriel knows nothing about what happened. We ourselves know little regarding what happened...Maria was a member of the PRT ? ERP and a psychologist. She worked in a factory and was kidnapped while she was waiting for the bus after work. Enrique, Gabriel?s father, was the person that let the family know that Maria had been kidnapped. He now lives in Brazil...Gabriel ended up in Pergamino with a substitute family, longing to know who he was...He became religious and later sought out the Grandmothers.  The DNA analysis confirmed who he was and where he came from. Now he is beginning to form the person he will be...GABRIEL CEVASCO....Lobos, Buenos Aires, October 20. 2001: Gabriel Cevasco and his aunt Adriana Leiva.....María Leiva and Gabriel Cevasco, kidnapped January 11, 1977...

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?Me, I was stolen?I was born again on October 25, 2000,? says Gabriel, who back then was named Ramiro. His mother, María, was disappeared on January 11, 1977...To be disappeared in Argentina is to no longer be present, to no longer exist, to no longer be. ..I met Adriana on my first visit to the Grandmothers of the Plaza de Mayo, when I went to ask for help with my project. I was just reviewing possible cases to photograph when she came in and said, ?What are you doing with my...
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Headline: MARTIN ACOSTA
Author: Martin Acosta


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