We meet a man who came from humble beginnings who has achieved what Armando and Maria have only ever dreamed about.
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Sound mixing: Dom Edgley / www.domedgleysound.com/
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A big thanks to: Ignacio Gutiérrez, Maria Zoila Pineda de Rivera, Oscar Rivera, Marco Ariz, Hotel La Palma, Piero Cristiani
Editorial thanks: Hannah Smith, Tina Ghelani
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