“William Quintana’s story begins before there is a William Quintana, back in San Jose, Costa Rica, when the Sanchez-Gutierrez children, Willie, Jorge, Giovanni, and Alexis, are taken from their mother and placed in an orphanage. Quintana still doesn’t know why. “I think they saw my mother as unfit. I don’t know. I think we were taken and trafficked. I don’t know.” Such beginnings demand an explanation. Alas, Quintana can only orbit one, within sight but out of reach, in taunting proximity.”
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