Cuando era Puertorriqueña by Esmeralda Santiago

By Esmeralda Santiago

Los angeles historia de Esmeralda Santiago comienza en l. a. parte rural de Puerto Rico, donde sus padres y siete hermanos, en continuas luchas los unos con los otros, vivían una vida alborotada pero llena de amor y ternura. De niña, Esmeralda aprendió a apreciar cómo se come una guayaba,
a distinguir l. a. canción del coquí, a identificar los ingredientes en las morcillas y a ayudar a que el alma de un bebé muerto subiera al Cielo. Pero precisamente cuando Esmeralda parecía haberlo aprendido todo sobre su cultura, los angeles llevaron a Nueva York, donde las reglas —y el idioma— eran no sólo diferentes, sino también desconcertantes. Cómo Esmeralda superó los angeles adversidad, se ganó entrada a l. a. appearing Arts highschool y después continuó a Harvard, de donde se graduó con altos honores, es el relato de los angeles tremenda trayectoria de una mujer verdaderamente extraordinaria.

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In the work that was to last for years to come, this was enormously important. Finally, during the process of the first range tests, an unofficial agency became firmly established—the Council of the Chief Designers headed by Sergey Pavlovich Korolev. The authority of this council as an interdepartmental, nonadministrative, but scientific and technical governing body had critical importance for all of our subsequent activities. 42 Chapter 3 From Usedom Island to Gorodomlya Island A total of over 200 German specialists came to NII-88 from Germany.

They succeeded in showing that in a certain mode, vibration could cause detrimental interference to the legitimate electrical signal. Dr. 11 Dr. Hoch explained that the process of differentiation in the amplifier-converter amplifies the interference such that it jams the legitimate signal. As a result, the rocket veers away from the assigned course in any direction and could even dive into the ground. Former Corporal Viebach, a participant in many combat launches, confirmed that in Germany there had been similar instances during test and combat launches when they had not been able to explain the true causes of the large deviations.

Tired and worn out, we barely managed to crawl out of the armored vehicle. I pulled an ordinary soldier’s flask filled with pure alcohol out of my pocket and treated the entire crew of our armored vehicle. And that was the first toast that we raised to the successful launch of our rocket, albeit still only on the rig. After the test-firing, we did not conduct any more tests on that rig. Instead of spending more time on that, we switched to preparing and launching rockets from the launch pad. In those days, we didn’t drive to the launch pad over a luxurious concrete road as they do today.

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