He was a migrant when he was a child and could no longer see his grandparents alive (TikTok/@angel_alcant)
Millions of Mexican men and women have migrated to the United States in search of greater employment opportunities, since many have crossed the border without documents, once they are in the country, they can no longer leave, unless they want to leave forever.
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That was the case of a young man from the San Juan de Tecalitlán neighborhood, in Jalisco. When he was a child, he was taken to the United States and did not get a chance to return to his homeland until 26 years later, but when he arrived at his childhood home, he discovered that his beloved grandparents had passed away.
The recording of the moment went viral on his TikTok account, as he emotionally shouted the names of his family without receiving a response, in addition, he toured the place that seemed already deteriorated, as there were detached columns, the thatched roof was damaged and the paint detached .
The man even shared the story of his family home (TikTok/@angel_alcant)
Finally, other members of his family would have informed him about the truth, so he went for his long-awaited hug to the local pantheon. He even shared the photo in which he spread his arms over the grave of one of his grandparents.
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“After 26 years I was able to return to Mexico and visit my grandparents, I was calling them, I yelled at them by name and they did NOT answer me, I think they are no longer there, I was late”, could be read in the text written by the user of TikTok @angel_alcant.
“Mama Ita, Papa Simón! I’m here, I’m Angelito!” He was heard shouting, among comments, dozens of Internet users were moved by the videos. In all three, he chose the song Un million springs, by Vicente Fernández as a background for the recordings.
This is how he gave his grandparents the long-awaited hug (TikTok/@angel_alcant)
Some messages were: “Once our old people leave, the house closes and it will never be the same again”, “I don’t know why they criticize, not all of us have the chance to visit our grandparents, but when we can we try to take advantage of time”, “Right where grandparents hurt the most that are eternal” and “How sad, they left him, but they will be eternal in his heart”.
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In other videos, the man who had to migrate as a child showed the photographs of his grandparents and also showed the story of his childhood home, which was built after the 1941 earthquake. In the same series of videos, he shared a recording of his grandparents in life.
Internet user @angel_alcant also shared a poem to his deceased loved ones that he was never able to see again, since it took him more than two decades to return from the United States to Mexico.
“Oh, grandparents! If I only had the opportunity to see them again, I would hug them with all my might and tell them how much I love them, perhaps as I never did, I would turn off my phone and stay for hours listening to their stories, I would ask them more about them, about who they were.”
It is worth mentioning that while he was walking through the house, two minors could be seen by his side, they would appear to be his children, as he jokingly mentioned to them “This is where we are going to sleep.”
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One of the reasons why many Mexican men and women do not return to their country after living in the United States is that they support their family with their jobs, sending money through remittances.
Remittances sent to Mexico had an annual growth of 15.2% from January to August 2022. 99.0% of income was made through electronic transfers, which is equivalent to about 37 thousand 552 million dollars, the Bank of Mexico reported at the time. (Banxico).
“We are about to end the year and we are very close to the 60 billion dollars sent by our countrymen to their families. They have behaved up to the task because how sad that they had to leave because there were no options, there were no job opportunities and in some cases, due to violence,” said President Andrés Manuel López Obrador at the end of 2022.