At a Halloween celebration final October, Macarena Gomez-Barris, dressed as a flamenco dancer, create a full bowl of her do-it-yourself guacamole and examined regarding the boiling pot of fresh corn into the kitchen area. She’d recently divided from her spouse of 12 years, and also the buddies streaming in now had been desperate to satisfy her brand new love, whom, with this evening, ended up being the pirate into the hat that is three-cornered pumpkins outside. A catch, ” they called her—and they were right after her marriage broke up in 2007, few of those who knew Gomez-Barris had thought she’d be single for long.
An animated 38-year-old, Gomez-Barris appeared to get it all—a brilliant job, two kids, striking looks. Her household had arrived at the usa from Chile whenever she had been 2 to flee Augusto Pinochet’s army dictatorship also to pursue the traditional US fantasy. While learning on her master’s level at UC Berkeley, she came across a charismatic exile that is chilean fiction author known as Roberto Leni at a salsa club in san francisco bay area. “We had chemistry that is instant in which he had been my true love, ” Gomez-Barris claims. Ler mais