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Nana in Spain.

How I Got My 82 yo Nana to Move With Me to Spain

And why I wanted to go on an adventure with her

Katlyn Roberts
Jan 23, 2019 · 7 min read

My 82-year-old Irish-American Nana only knows two words in Spanish:

I’m a 28-year-old freelance writer from San Francisco who moved to Barcelona with my parents and my grandmother in 2017.

But in 2017, my parents started to get distracted.

Meanwhile, my grandfather’s health was failing.

She started questioning everything:

Nana thought the idea was silly.

We became four.

Living in a three-generation flat isn’t always easy.

6 months into the move, Nana was diagnosed with breast cancer.

Patrícia.

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