The moving letter to the director of ‘El País’ from a woman remembering her father

Twitter (Manuel Viejo)

The letter to the director of ‘El País’ published on Twitter by Manuel Viejo.

An exciting letter to the director of the newspaper The country it has gone viral. The author of the message, Ana Seguí Buenaventura, has not wanted to claim anything, she has simply decided to pay tribute to her father, who died on February 4 in the middle of the third wave of the coronavirus.

His words have been shared on Twitter the journalist of The country Manuel Viejo and they have bristled the skin of more than one.

“I write you some melancholic lines in The country because it was always at home, if they hadn’t left it at the door, you’d go looking for it. You read it with your breakfast. You marked us articles, you cut them out, you even photocopied them ”, the text begins.

Explain that he left an article or report unread and the crossword to complete after eating. “You wouldn’t let us do it and we would settle for sudoku,” he recalls.

To keep this in mind, the author says that now when they get together to eat with their mother they look for that crossword to do it together: “We are responding, finding the words. It was your ritual and it is ours to be with you every day ”.

Ana points out that they owe her their lives and “now also the party you wanted for your death.” “Nothing could be further from reality, no hugs, no visits, or drunkenness remembering you and singing to you … we just keep drawing you, writing you … difficult farewell,” he continues.

The author ends with some last emotional words and a dedication: “We already loved you, father. Now, many of us miss you too much. To Francisco Javier Seguí de la Riva, your daughter Patxopa ”.


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