For a Father’s Last Meal, the Main Ingredient Is Love

Recorded July 3, 2019 Archived July 3, 2019 03:08 minutes
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Juan Reyes grew up in a small town in Mexico and immigrated to the United States in the 1940s. He eventually settled in Texas, where he raised his two daughters, Estela and Candi Reyes.

In Juan’s later years, his struggle with diabetes intensified, and he became more sick. At StoryCorps in El Paso, Estela and Candi remembered caring for him in his final days.


  • Estela Reyes
  • Candi Reyes

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