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Playing with my little cars

7 July 2012

“The gas station down the street, I remember, blew up. I heard the machine guns and explosions outside, but I was so young, around 9 years old. When you’re that young, you don’t know. I was afraid, but not that much afraid. I didn’t care about anything but playing with my little cars and fighting with my sister and brother.

WOW… just wow.  Joseph Santoliquito, interviewing bantam-weight mixed martial arts professional fighter Ivan Menjivar for Sherdog, “The global authority in mixed martial arts,”  writes one of the best personal stories of the Salvadorian civil war — or life in any war zone.

The Pride of El Salvador:  Death of Innocence.

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