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​All o’ we left out of one family

My name is Darius Carmino and my five-month-old son, Luka, has not met his grandmother yet, because I’ve been stuck in Gainesville, Florida, since lockdown.


There’s this TV show, “Locked Up Abroad”. But my wife, Andrea, and I have been joking that we’re locked OUT abroad!

I’m a Diego Martin man, through-and-through, from up Richplain Road. I live in Maraval now but I categorise it as “Diego Martin East”.

Richplain Road was perhaps not one of the nicest neighbourhoods in the world but it was real community. Of the 14 houses in our cul-de-sac, Unity Gardens, 12 of them had children. Everybody was by everybody, all the children, all the time. You left the house when you woke up and your parents didn’t see you until it was almost time to go to sleep. And, even then, we used to push the envelope.
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​All o’ we left out of one family

My name is Darius Carmino and my five-month-old son, Luka, has not met his grandmother yet, because I’ve been stuck in Gainesville, Florida, since lockdown.


There’s this TV show, “Locked Up Abroad”. But my wife, Andrea, and I have been joking that we’re locked OUT abroad!

I’m a Diego Martin man, through-and-through, from up Richplain Road. I live in Maraval now but I categorise it as “Diego Martin East”.

Richplain Road was perhaps not one of the nicest neighbourhoods in the world but it was real community. Of the 14 houses in our cul-de-sac, Unity Gardens, 12 of them had children. Everybody was by everybody, all the children, all the time. You left the house when you woke up and your parents didn’t see you until it was almost time to go to sleep. And, even then, we used to push the envelope.
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