Traveling Through the Land of the Eternal Spring: A Literary Journey

Victor Montejo with Mayan calendar

By Mark D. Walker

Several of my fellow writers asked why I’m so passionate about Guatemala and its people.  The answer is simple: as a young man out of college, I lived in a Guatemalan village as a Peace Corps volunteer. I also married a Guatemalan woman, Ligia, who has been my life partner now for over 48 years. My children were all born in Guatemala. So, you might say Guatemala is in my blood. And the importance of Guatemala to us has become more apparent as a growing number of Central Americans are fleeing their communities in the hopes of a better life here in the US. 

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