"On the Outside of an Inside Joke"

Oct 30, 2013

Chris Alonzo
Credit Chris Alonzo

This is an installment of our “Storytellers” series–personal, first-person narratives from metro Atlantans.

Chris Alonzo is a storyteller, playwright and musician. When Chris’s family spoke about his late Grandfather Patricio, the stories were always bad. To his horror, as he got older, Chris’s relatives revealed that he was just like Patricio. In this story he talks about dealing with what he’s inherited