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El Presidente

Bury me in red, Langston said. Bury me in red, ‘cos there ain’t no sense in my bein’ dead.  The line echoed in my head, giving me an absurd smile as I handed over the tastefully bagged blue underwear and bra that my mother would wear to her funeral. It had been more difficult than I…