My Dad Forced Himself into Surgery Because He Didn’t Want to Leave Bogota Colombia


My dad is my hero in every way you can possibly imagine. He works hard, he never complains, he does everything in his power to be a great father and husband and to make life better for our family. I love him very much and I’m not sure what I’d do without him.

After 26 years of knowing my dad you could say I’ve come to expect many of his habits and tendencies. Maybe it’s because I am his first-born son that I know these things. That by some unknown power of the universe our brains are magically connected and I can understand his every thought. Like in that movie Bruce Almighty where he knows what people are thinking before they do. Or maybe, it has something to do with the fact that he was responsible for helping to create me and we share a lot of the same genes. It’s rather hard to say, for certain.

Two Bodies, One Brain

Either way, I often know what my dad is going to do or how he’s going to act, sometimes before he even does. For instance, if it’s a hot summer day I know my dad...