Illegal: a true story of love, revolution and crossing borders [Table of Contents]

in writing •  7 months ago

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I am releasing my award-winning memoir [Amazon link] on Steemit one chapter at a time. To help readers keep track of where they are in the story, here is the Table of Contents, which I'll link to in all future posts. The story so far: [Prologue | Ch 1 | Ch 2 | Ch 3 | Ch 4]

Table of Contents

  • October 3, 2006 (12)

Part One: Before Deportation

  • Without Me (18)
  • My First Revolution (29)
  • In the Shadow of a Volcano (48)
  • Mi Amor (65)
  • Where the Sun Rises (76)
  • In Motion (83)
  • Behind the Barricades: Love and Revolution (90)
  • Crossing the Border with Lucía (105)
  • Bleeding Hearts (121)

Part Two: Illegal

Crossing One: October 3, 2006

  • Deported to the United States (131)
  • A Prisoner in the Airport (135)
  • The Boy with the Flower (139)
  • Running Barefoot at Houston International (144)
  • Colombia (151)
  • No, Officer, I Don’t Have Any Cocaine (154)

Crossing Two: November 17, 2006

  • Home, again (158)
  • Just Another Gringo in Colombia (164)
  • Losing My Way (170)
  • Lying to the Police (173)

Crossing Three: January 25, 2007

  • The Agony of Borders (184)

Crossing Four: March 29, 2007

  • Giving Up on Hope (202)
  • The Help of Strangers (208)

Crossing Five: April 23, 2007

  • The Final Crossing (217)


  • Ecuador, 2017 (222)
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