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Anastacio Meets A Princess

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Roberto Adrian Martinez
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Fifty years ago, the city of San Antonio held the World’s Fair. The event brought the global attention, investment -- resulting in Hemisfair downtown -- and even some royalty. Anastacio Bueno was there.

 
At 22 years old, he was a Junior at St. Mary's University. He didn't know much about the fair other than it cost money to get in. Better, he thought, to get a job there and go for free. 

He couldn't have imagined the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity he signed up for.

This story was recorded April 3 at Brick for the Worth Repeating show with the theme "Tricentennial."

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Paul Flahive can be reached at Paul@tpr.org and on Twitter at @paulflahive