1944—New territory

1944—New territory


On July 1944, DJ decided once again to move the family. This time he wanted to chase new horizons, new blue skies, new unexplored lands, new dreams, and a new direction. By and large, he wanted a place where they could breathe in a new life, under the same sun, but with a new chapter in their lives. That place was none other than Mexicali, Baja California….


…. Baja California wasn’t even a state—it was territory of Mexico with vast uncharted land.[1] Mexicali was its capital, a small burgeoning city that had started to grow since the improvements with irrigation, transportation, and land reform in the 1930s.



1945—The house

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