1947—Building the store (Rev. 10/14/13)

1947—Building the store


DJ changed his mind. He was not going to build the bomb shelter after all. In the summer of 1945, their neighbor had dropped two atomic bombs on Japan and now WWII was finally over. Instead, the following year he told his sons to fill the hole and start building a store at the corner of the lot. The store was completed in mid 1947, and now the family house consisted of a master bedroom, a corridor room, a living room, a children’s bedroom, a kitchen, and… the store. Now a new chapter was beginning in the Alcara family.



1948—The store opens


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