Video: Oscar Reunites With His Father
Last week, we published stories about a father and son who’d been separated for nearly 30 years after a massacre at their Guatemalan village. Tranquilino Castañeda, now 70, believed his youngest son Alfredo—now called Oscar—was dead. On Monday, they reunited—and Castañeda met his grandchildren for the first time.
Last week, ProPublica, This American Life and Fundación MEPI produced in-depth stories about a father and son who’d been separated for nearly 30 years after a massacre at their Guatemalan jungle village. Tranquilino Castañeda, now 70, believed his youngest son Alfredo -- now called Oscar -- was dead. On Monday, they reunited -- and Castañeda met his grandchildren for the first time.
Note: Annie Correal helped with translations.
It took Oscar Alfredo Ramírez Castañeda almost 30 years to learn that he survived a brutal massacre in his home village.
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