The jersey I wear in The Sweater Song video is from a Mexican soccer team from the state of Veracruz. I got it from a boy who -along with his family- helped me when I traveled to Mexico in my early 20s, I got to the state of Veracruz with no money. I got very sick in Mexico City. I rode a bus overnight. I arrived in the morning. The sun was shining. I stepped off the bus. The boy was there. He was about 10. He took me to his family's home. The father slept on a piece of cardboard. The boy and his mom slept in a small bed. They gave me the other bed. I ate avocados, salt, and bread every day. I've worn it in several shows since as a gesture of gratitude.

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