Pablo Escobar: My Father by Juan Pablo EscobarUntil now, we believed that everything had been said about the rise and fall of Pablo Escobar, the most infamous drug kingpin of all time, but these versions have always been told from the outside, never from the intimacy of his own home.
More than two decades after the full-fledged manhunt finally caught up with the king of cocaine, Juan Pablo Escobar travels to the past to reveal an unabridged version of his father―a man capable of committing the most extreme acts of cruelty while simultaneously professing infinite love for his family.
This is not the story of a child seeking redemption for his father, but a shocking look at the consequences of violence and the overwhelming need for peace and forgiveness.
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Escobar lived for years in the Monaco Building, a white, six-story edifice with a penthouse apartment on top and his family name still inscribed in fading letters on the exterior. The building was bombed in by Mr. Weeds grew in cracks in the driveway. A satellite dish collected old leaves. Recently, however, attention to the building has returned, piqued by scores of international books, telenovelas and movies about Mr.
Discovery's new series Finding Escobar's Millions suggests that the kingpin's money may still be hidden somewhere near his hometown of Mendellin, Columbia. But has Pablo Escobar's money ever been found? While you'll have to watch the new show to find their conclusions, there's been no confirmation of where Escobar's fortune is — or even a confirmation that he even really did bury millions in cash. In the book, Roberto wrote, "The biggest headache was hiding the money I created the system of caletas, small hiding places in the walls of houses and apartments And Laux and Smith are not alone in being fascinated by the Escobar fortune.
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Search Bloc members with the body of Pablo Escobar, killed in a shootout after a 17 month intensive search. By Steve Murphy djibnet. Image is in the public domain via Wikimedia. At the same time, our lack of money started to cause problems for us almost immediately. My father was dead, and we had no one to turn to for help. They consumed shrimp, lobster, shell- fish stew, and pricey cuts of meat, as well as all sorts of hard alcohol, especially whiskey, seeming to have deliberately chosen the most expensive items on the menu.