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Leandro Urrutia Villanueva
Miel A. Elustondo
Reno, Nevada
July 7, 19
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Leandro Urrutia spent 16 years in the states before he went back to the Basque Country got married and came back with his wife, Magdalena. Leandro has worked as a sheepherder, in construction, and as a barber. His barbershop was called "Scissor and Comb".  He retired 7 years ago. If he had to do it all over again he would not come to the states and work as a sheepherder. According to him it is not worth making a living being a sheepherder . 

 

 

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Leandro Urrutia


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Linzoain
Pamplona
Magdalena, Marylou & Christina Urrutia
Miguel Indurain
San Fermin
 


Basque language
Shepherding

 

1960
1970
 

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