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April 29, 2009

Chapter of my life continued...

The prostitute had a "bun in the oven". She was bout 4 months pregnant. Pregnant enough to just have a little bump and still work the profession. My prince had picked up a pregnant prostitute with his parents on our Cuban vacation.* (if you are late to this story go back to Chapter in my Life 'cause true stories are best read from start to finish)

Now they had a quandary - it would have been very impolite to kick her out of the car after she was already in. A down-right rude tease. They have great pride those Spanish people. What were they to do? They took her to the beach with them of course! And since locals weren't allowed on the beach - they were obliged to remain by her side for the entire afternoon otherwise she would have been detained by the policia.

(so we have my prince, my in-laws and a hooker on the beach...isn't this better than doing the laundry thus far?...)

The young prostitute enjoyed the afternoon at the beach and chit-chatting with her new BFF (my mother-in-law). Now, if you have ever been in the company of Spanish speakers - no matter the country - they are a talkative bunch. ("Full of life" my prince says -- "gabby" say I).

The prostitute shared that she had another child at home. Had worked in a factory but didn't make enough to live. She had turned to prostitution.

After my prince and his parents finished their dip (in the water...I mean in the water) - they gave the prostitute some money and toiletries (they had taken our soaps and shampoos from the hotel and were planning on giving them to a local) and wished the prostitute good health.

Then, they returned to the hotel and confessed all to me in the cigar bar.

The lesson(s) of this (true) story is;
A) My prince thinks it's impolite to dump a prostitute
B) My mother-in-law is quite often right
C) Some moms have crappy life choices. Or just plain ol' crappy days...if you have the chance to help a Mom out - you should do it -be it a neighbour, a friend or even a stranger.**


*how many men can say they picked up a hooker with their parents?!
**There are people - in the world - who know how to make a hooker happy - I happen to be lawfully related to some of them.

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At May 1, 2009 at 5:19 PM , Anonymous badgermama said...

Good story! I'm glad they were nice and made friends with her!

 

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