I met Tatica in the small town of Viñales in Cuba on December 2013. She was sitting outside her house, we looked at each other with a smile so I approached her and asked her if I could take her portrait. Tatica is 91 years old, her husband had passed away a couple of years earlier. Her son had died when he was young and she was now alone. She welcomed me inside her house, I met Mde, a young woman that takes care of her and helps her in the house. We all talked for few minutes and say good bye. she hugged me as If I was someone she knew for a long time and the she knew she was not going to see again. It's been more than half of a year and I don't know anything about how she is doing.
sometimes I think about her, how amazing that short encounter was and I am amazed by all the love she had for the world and all that can be given from one person to another in less than 15 minutes.