"The world of disability if for the others." As with most people, my wife and I believed that until our first child was born with severe brain damage when we were still very young. We had entered into that world, strange and distant until then, which forced us to start the process of understanding and adjusting to its challenges, Our experience lasted exactly half a century. Theis sad, happy and fascinating story begins in Cuba and ends in Florida --two different cultures and political systems. The alleged author is the girls herself, who uses "telepathy" to communicate her amazing story and that of their family to the father.The family saga ended on December 20, 2013 when Mercita passed away at home in the company of her parents. She was 50 years young.