A Man Between Worlds: Mario, Maximon, & Me (Part One)

I first met Mario in the year 1999, when he was eighteen, in the lakeside town of Panajachel. I had moved there that same year, between homes, ostensibly on my way  to Oaxaca to live. Something about Panajachel said “Stop your traveling: this is where you belong.” So I did. I don’t remember our first …

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