“Human beings are not born once and for all on the day their mothers give birth to them, but that life obliges them over and over again to give birth to themselves. “
– Gabriel García Márquez, Love in the Time of Cholera
I was actually introduced to Gabriel García Márquez in my Spanish class in college. We read his novella, El coronel no tiene quien le escriba (No One Writes to the Colonel). When we finished the novella, my professor encouraged us to read his famous novel, One Hundred Years of Solitude. However, I never got around to it unfortunately. Today is his birthday. And here’s to Google for honoring him. I think the doodle is super neat!