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Argentina DNA - by Martin Acosta

..Finally the moment I've been waiting for: ....On June 4, 2003 they declared null and void my civil registration as MARIA EUGENIA VIOLETA RIVAS (funny, no?) and ordered ?immediate registration with her TRUE (because previously it was not) personal information?: she should be listed as MARIA EUGENIA SAMPALLO BARRAGAN, daughter of Mirta Mabel Barragán and Leonardo Rubén Sampallo. Unfortunately my date of birth is a little bit arbitrary, although it is consistent with the information that we have. ..To me this is a great achievement, because in a way my search ? which started with the help of my friends, with their concern and patience ? is finished, at least in the legal sense. I can say that I managed to put an end to the lie that I was told so many times; to make clear what it meant to me: each day being newly deceived. ..This is another part of the history, which more than a search, was an encounter. ....I wanted to share this with you. ..For those that raise their glasses, Salud! ..Love,..María Eugenia Sampallo Barragán....María Eugenia?s parents, and the three year old son of Mirta, Gustavo Rojas, were kidnapped on December 6, 1977. Mirta was six months pregnant and gave birth to her daughter while she was captured.  Gustavo was given to his grandfather 25 days after the kidnapping. ..Mirta and Leonardo were seen for the last time while at the Club Atlético Clandestine Center.......Abasto, Buenos Aires, October 5, 2003: María Eugenia Sampayo Barragán with her grandmother Azucena Flora de Barragán and her brother Gustavo Rojas.....Mirta Barragán, kidnapped December 6, 1977...Blanca and Ana Barragán...

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..Finally the moment I've been waiting for: ....On June 4, 2003 they declared null and void my civil registration as MARIA EUGENIA VIOLETA RIVAS (funny, no?) and ordered ?immediate registration with her TRUE (because previously it was not) personal information?: she should be listed as MARIA EUGENIA SAMPALLO BARRAGAN, daughter of Mirta Mabel Barragán and Leonardo Rubén Sampallo. Unfortunately my date of birth is a little bit arbitrary, although it is consistent with the...
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Headline: MARTIN ACOSTA
Author: Martin Acosta


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