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Pablo Escobar Left Many Problems Behind And 99 Hippos is One of Them

On Botero, Escobar and Fat-Shaming

Photo by Rohit Rao on Unsplash

“Did you hear the one about the hippopotamuses in Colombia?”

I love people’s random comments when something happens in Colombia. Because I’m Colombian, they immediately want to share the news with me or see if I have some insider track on what happened.




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Carlos Garbiras

Carlos Garbiras

Storyteller sorting out the deeply ingrained neurosis of a topsy-turvy upbringing in Colombia.|| || Unequivocally Ambiguous Cultural Critiques

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