I often wonder who I am why God made me this way. Why my skin turns golden bronze When I go outside to play. Why my hair i...
I think I have an idea A place I’ve never explored. A place from deep inside A place we all adore. A place where we find p...
<ul><li>Mother and Daughter. </li></ul><ul><li>Far left unknown </li></ul><ul><li>Far right, Eddie Porrata. Eddie is the m...
<ul><li>PILAR LIVED IN PUERTO RICO.  </li></ul><ul><li>SHE WAS A HAPPY  LOVING PERSON WHO LOVED MUSIC AND PEOPLE.  </li></ul>
 
<ul><li>MONSERATE SICARDO AND PILAR PORRATA </li></ul><ul><li>IN PUERTO RICO – 1940. MY MOM,PILAR GARCIA’S, GRANDPARENTS <...
<ul><li>Monserate Sicardo sitting with his daughters Ramonita and Lydia.  Lydia is Monserate’s daughter from a previous ma...
<ul><li>Pilar Porrata and Ricardo Niveo marries 1981. </li></ul>Ricardo is the grandfather Pilar, my mother, grew up knowi...
<ul><li>Pilar ( Maria es del Pilar Garcia was her given name) visited her grandmother, Pilar Porrata, in Puerto Rico.  </l...
 
<ul><li>I know you thought the story ended, but now it’s just beginning.  I must introduce you to a woman who was loved by...
 
<ul><li>RAMONITA TAKING A PHOTO (LEFT). </li></ul><ul><li>RAMONITA POSING WHEN MOVING TO NEW YORK (RIGHT). </li></ul>
<ul><li>SHE HAD STYLE, SHE HAD CLASS… </li></ul><ul><li>RAMONITA SITTING WITH HER FRIEND.  </li></ul>
 
 
<ul><li>HERIBERTO GARCIA ROSARIO.  BORN,  MAYO, 20 TH  , 1919 IN  SAN JUAN, PUERTO RICO.  </li></ul><ul><li>PILAR, AGE 3, ...
<ul><li>ROCKEFELLER CENTER DURING  EASTER </li></ul><ul><li>AT GRANDMOTHERS HOUSE. PILAR IS ABOUT 10 YEARS OLD. </li></ul>
 
 
 
 
Pilar with her kids, Yachannah, Yirayah, Ta’avdiah,  Ner’Emanyah, Shadiyah and Ayishia at the July 24 th  Family reunion.
Zyair, Ya’bree, Emanyae, Aliyanna, Avye, Markeis, Rahleik, Akeyla Nana/ Pilar with her Grandbabies on Family Vacation in G...
 
 
 
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  1. 2. I often wonder who I am why God made me this way. Why my skin turns golden bronze When I go outside to play. Why my hair is soft in places and Kinky here and there, And where I get my cheerful attitude, It seems to come from nowhere.
  2. 3. I think I have an idea A place I’ve never explored. A place from deep inside A place we all adore. A place where we find peace and love, a place where we find hope. I think it’s time to cross that bridge And uncover my Puerto Rican Heritage!
  3. 4. <ul><li>Mother and Daughter. </li></ul><ul><li>Far left unknown </li></ul><ul><li>Far right, Eddie Porrata. Eddie is the mother of Pilar Porrata, My mother’s (Pilar Garcia) Great Grandmother. </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul>
  4. 5. <ul><li>PILAR LIVED IN PUERTO RICO. </li></ul><ul><li>SHE WAS A HAPPY LOVING PERSON WHO LOVED MUSIC AND PEOPLE. </li></ul>
  5. 7. <ul><li>MONSERATE SICARDO AND PILAR PORRATA </li></ul><ul><li>IN PUERTO RICO – 1940. MY MOM,PILAR GARCIA’S, GRANDPARENTS </li></ul><ul><li>MONSERATE AND PILAR STANDING WITH THEIR CHILD RAMONITA </li></ul>
  6. 8. <ul><li>Monserate Sicardo sitting with his daughters Ramonita and Lydia. Lydia is Monserate’s daughter from a previous marriage where her mother died. Monserate died when Ramonita was 18 years old. Pilar takes care of both girls. The other people there are Ida and a family friend. </li></ul><ul><li>Monserate later died from stomach cancer </li></ul>
  7. 9. <ul><li>Pilar Porrata and Ricardo Niveo marries 1981. </li></ul>Ricardo is the grandfather Pilar, my mother, grew up knowing.
  8. 10. <ul><li>Pilar ( Maria es del Pilar Garcia was her given name) visited her grandmother, Pilar Porrata, in Puerto Rico. </li></ul><ul><li>Pilar Porrata Sicardo lived to be 82 years old. </li></ul><ul><li>She later died of phenomena </li></ul>
  9. 12. <ul><li>I know you thought the story ended, but now it’s just beginning. I must introduce you to a woman who was loved by many! </li></ul>
  10. 14. <ul><li>RAMONITA TAKING A PHOTO (LEFT). </li></ul><ul><li>RAMONITA POSING WHEN MOVING TO NEW YORK (RIGHT). </li></ul>
  11. 15. <ul><li>SHE HAD STYLE, SHE HAD CLASS… </li></ul><ul><li>RAMONITA SITTING WITH HER FRIEND. </li></ul>
  12. 18. <ul><li>HERIBERTO GARCIA ROSARIO. BORN, MAYO, 20 TH , 1919 IN SAN JUAN, PUERTO RICO. </li></ul><ul><li>PILAR, AGE 3, AT THE PARK WITH HER DAD </li></ul>
  13. 19. <ul><li>ROCKEFELLER CENTER DURING EASTER </li></ul><ul><li>AT GRANDMOTHERS HOUSE. PILAR IS ABOUT 10 YEARS OLD. </li></ul>
  14. 24. Pilar with her kids, Yachannah, Yirayah, Ta’avdiah, Ner’Emanyah, Shadiyah and Ayishia at the July 24 th Family reunion.
  15. 25. Zyair, Ya’bree, Emanyae, Aliyanna, Avye, Markeis, Rahleik, Akeyla Nana/ Pilar with her Grandbabies on Family Vacation in Gatlinburg, TN

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