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Marcelo Ballve: Che Guevara's Eccentric Family
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Marcelo Ballve: Che Guevara's Eccentric Family

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Marcelo Ballve: Che Guevara's Eccentric Family

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The new film The Motorcycle Diaries focuses on the life of revolutionary Che Guevara before he became a revolutionary. Commentator Marcelo Ballve — whose family was close to Guevara's in Argentina — says the communist icon's eccentric parents played an important role in shaping their son's fate, which included a prominent role in the Fidel Castro revolution in Cuba.

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