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  • In the days after my wife told me she was "through with us", everything seemed surreal, disconnected, fractured. As I prepared to move, a Loteria glass broke in the packing. La Mano cracking felt entirely appropriate.

    Life was out of hand.

    In Loteria, the card is "La mano de un criminal", the hand of the criminal, and I certainly felt that someone had robbed me of my reality.

    Three years later, I am so grateful for that transition and wonder if this was, in fact, the hand of god.
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