Author: Patrick Atkinson

Jose Antonio Gutierrez

Jose Antonio Gutierrez In the most common photograph that one sees of Jose Antonio Gutierrez nowadays, he is wearing his formal US Marine uniform. After much discussion, we decided instead to use this photograph of a much-younger Jose Antonio Gutierrez’, captured here in his mid-teens, to tell his story since, above all else, Jose Antonio was a person; young, idealistic, and full of hope and dreams. Jose Antonio Gutierrez was a small boy orphaned into the streets of Guatemala City when he was 8 years old. He was sent to live in a war orphanage run by Patrick Atkinson in...

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