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Easter Traditions in Texas [Podcast]

Easter Traditions in Texas [Podcast]

by Ricardo Patiño

I’m sharing my memories of Easter traditions in Texas today, more specifically, from my hometown of Laredo.  I’m remembering the places where I felt secure, safe and loved.  For me, that was the church.  As an alter boy, I felt that I was given wisdom, love, respect and security in a time when I did not have that in my home life.  Being an alter boy gave me a sense of pride and respect.  It replaced the void left by an absentee father with a sense of consistency and belonging.

The church still holds a special place in my life and for my own family as well.

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Did you like this podcast? Here’s part two.




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This podcast was originally published March 25, 2013.

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