Celia de la Caridad

As I write this, tens of thousands of people from all over Miami are in line under the blazing sun to pay their last respects to Celia Cruz. Flags are waving from all over the world. Cuba, Puerto Rico, Colombia, Venezuela, Mexico, the US. Everywhere.

What an incredible tribute to an incredible woman. She touched so many lives with her music.

Celia, si me oyes, llevate a el barbudo en camino.

Update: Over 150, 000 people stood in line for as long as 6 hours for a brief glimpse of La Reina de la Salsa. Celia was and shall be an Icon of the Cuban and Latin American community. Never before has anything the likes of her service been seen in Miami. And Celia, para ti:


Update: Check the story out here.

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