I have no doubt Dona Santos, then 44, surveyed the damage, picked up a miraculously intact jar of Ponds from the rubble, applied some to her lovely skin, rescued her hat, and took charge of the rebuilding.
The Indomitable Doña Santos
Ronald C. Flores-Gunkle

I’m currently reading a non-fiction, psychology based book — The Happiness Hypothesis by Haidt. There is a chapter referencing the need for adversity to strengthen and promote growth in our human existence. It would seem Doña Santos had her fair share!

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