Hi everybody, it’s me again!
I want to talk about a story where I was born, in Tampico Tamaulipas
I want to tell you about Pepito the terrestrial one, he was a big man, literally a big man. He was called José Calderón Torres, he’s part of our story, our city.
He was born in 1915 in Tampico, Tamaulipas, Mexico. He was considered in 50’s, 60’s and 70’s years the man bigger around the world because he was measuring 2 meters and 34 centimeters.
He had a sickness called “Gigantism”, it detected when he was 9 years old, and owed to this sickness he could go to the school and started to work to early age.
The nickname “terrestrial”, they gave him in the work because he worked in the port of Tampico city in the syndicated of terrestrials and he attract the attention of the people and people of other places.
He had numerous offers of work in circuses and commercial when he was 40 years old but he rejected his offers because he didn’t let alone his mother and his wife and owed his sickness, he was delicate.
He died when he was 58 years old, in October, 15 1973, in his house. Today he have a monument in his memory.