MuralxMaroon: Colors of Hope in Puerto Rico

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In the neighborhood of Alto del Cabro, in Manatí, Puerto Rico, a young architect by the name of Samuel González has taken it upon himself to transform the cracked and mottled walls of his community into a vibrant work of art and symbol of hope. The project, titled Pintalto Manatí, seeks to explore the impact of art on a neglected and overlooked neighborhood that has been compared to a Brazilian favela. Linking 18 houses together, the mural creates the single, cohesive image of an array of colors emanating from a cricket tenderly cradled in the hands of a cancer patient. The macro mural seeks to transcend the realm of art as pure aesthetic pleasure to inspire a message of hope, both for the inhabitants of Manatí and for cancer patients around the world.


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About Dr. Rex

I'm originally from Puerto Rico. I was born in Santurce and raised in Rio Piedras. Have lived in Florida since 1999. I have a doctorate degree in Medicine; completed in 1976. My Internal Medicine specialty was completed in 1979. Worked for Puerto Rico's health system until 1985. At this time, I'm happily retired after working for the federal government for almost 28yrs. I want to offer any knowledge that I have to anyone "out there" who is interested. My views are liberal in almost every sense. My knowledge is "eclectic" - a bit of everything. Music and reading are my passion. Blogging has also become a very interesting endeavor. Metaphysical topics attract me. I'm interested in news reporting human issues like injustice, discrimination and abuse - the "wrongly" affected. My intention is to bring this knowledge to an understandable level and to help anyone in need. I'm open to questions and will answer them to the best of my ability. Currently working on an enterprise whose main mission will be to bring peoples of all walks of life together. To be one .... since we ALL are ONE!! The future looks bright and promising!!!

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