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October 8 Example of Che Guevara
Many visitors comment with admiration about the marks he reived in the school San Martin, of the city of Alta Gracia, Argentina.

In spite of his ailments for the asthma, he imposed his will and in general his marks were satisfactory, with excellent results in certain subjects like History, Geography, Nature, Moral, Civic and among others.

In Behavior he received an R, maybe reflection of a feature that characterizes him since very early. His character, a litle restless and rebel, with which he was consequent until the last moments of his life.

One of the showcases that exhibits the stage of that infant who became in the guerilla fighter of America, allows us to observe the inclination of that boy for the books and his desire of learning.

When we see other of his belongings in the museum of Santa Clara City, we can observe his self taught inclination, and all the curiosity he had to know about the history of his country, and about the life of the eminent persons of Latin American and of the world.

He likes to read a lot. It was one of his passions and since he was 10 years old, he felt identified with the work of Miguel de Cervantes, the ingenious Hidalgo Don Quixote de la Mancha, who is united with him by the kindness and the desire to help those deprived people.

Che had a mature behavior since very early. His favorite books were not always in accordance with his age, in his adolescence he read Freud, Baudelaire and among his favorite authors he preferred Emilio Salgari and Julio Verne.

The assisting public to the museum of Villa Clara can observe in another of the shelves, books read by the young Ernesto, such as Don Segundo Sombra, by Ricardo Guivaldes, Poesia escogida (Chosen Poetry), by Antonio Machado and Tom Sawyer, by Mark Twain, Robinson Crusoe, by Defoe, Entremeses (Appetizers), by Cervantes and The Island of the Treasure, by Stevenson.

The impatient reader didn't only conform to with reading. There are also philosophical notes written by Ernesto in 1945 when he was 17 years old. Among his belongings there are small volumes on Moral, Dialectical, Marxism, works written by Carlos Marx, Socrates, and Plato.

Cuban revolutionary leader Fidel Castro has reasons to say that our pioneers (children from primary to secundary schools) must be like Che.

His love for the reading and the knowledge are qualities that serve as incentive to the Cuban children and young students that are formed in our society and they follow Che like an example of the new man we need.

Ernesto Che Guevara is the paradigm to imitate as true revolutionary. He learned and put knowledge into practice for the well being of the humanity. He offered his life for the cause of those deprived people of the world.

At the 41st anniversary of his fall in combat, in the 80 of his birthday, the ideas of the Heroic Guerilla fighter continues alive and the revolutionaries of the world worship him with admiration and respect, while they boost his work ahead.


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