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   Dec 01

Raymond Martins

At that time it had a known plague as clera in the Cear, many people die of Vacaria to the Glad Mount. One of the children of Raymond Martins died and was buried in the Cajazeira, the side of the road, its catatumba if it finds close to the house of its father until today. In property that Mr. Antonio de Aniceto, inherited of its father Aniceto Blacksmith Rasp in the small farm Would be vacant, exists a foot of tamarindo, close to the house to Gonzaga, where many people had been embedded in this place, decimated for the hunger, clera, smallpox and until yellow fever. They said oldest, that saw assombrao and punished voices of souls there, especially in full moons. Clera (or clera Asian) is an illness caused for the fiery-tempered vibrio (Vibrio cholerae), a bacterium in comma form or rod that if multiplies quickly in the human intestine producing a powerful toxin that provokes intense diarria.

It affects only the human beings and its transmission is directly of the fecais dejections of sick people for verbal ingestion, in water mainly contaminated (WIKIPDIA, 2009 b). Text of a periodical of the time: ' ' The people is despaired. The hunger goes to finish generating violncia.' ' Young women, covers of rags, dishevelled, the bloody feet, the skin terribly burnt saw themselves, falling for the streets. The men, leading two or three children, walked sets of ten of kilometers. Vendiam until the proper clothes of the body in exchange for some thing to eat. Many people had been blind, for the continuous exposition to the sun.

They appeared cases of clera, yellow fever and smallpox (NANNI, 2008). Martins lived until the year of 1929, time enough to see its children and grandsons to occupy the barren regions of the hinterland, of Glad Mount to the Wood D' Arc, some, had dispersed for other less inhospitable regions, however, the majority persisted to be of form resilente as cactis in lajeiros, in the hard and beaten soil, where the ressequidos trays abundam for the antropognico process of disordered occupation of caatinga. My hinterland, my people and my life. Stretches counted for Antonio Blacksmith Rasp (Antonio de Anicete) and written by Antonio Anicete de Lima. BIBLIOGRAPHY FILGUEIRAS, M.A. Filgueiras family – other origins of the branches of the north. Available in: 1958. Available in: . Had access in: 18 of February of 2009. SAINTS, E. the Saga northeastern in Santarm. Available in:

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