It’s never too late to express our love for the people we care about, even when they’re no longer with us. Pedro Ureta, a farmer in Argentina, is proof of this. When his wife, Graciela, was still alive, she was enamored by a field she flew over in the Pampas. The design of a milk pail was embedded into it, and this sparked her desire to have a design in their own fields.
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When she expressed this to Pedro, he said that they would have wait to take on the project when they weren’t so busy. But then, in 1977, Graciela died unexpectedly from a brain aneurysm. She was only 25 years old. As you can imagine, Pedro was devastated.
Years later, he set out to complete Graciela’s dream. Because she loved guitars so much, he chose to embed the design of one into their field and, in doing so, hoped to memorialize her. It took a lot of hard work to complete the design, which stretches for 2/3 of a mile, but it was all worth it.
Made up of cypress and blue eucalyptus trees, this gorgeous display of love can be seen from airplanes. Now, the joy Graciela felt when flying over Pampas is one that countless others have and will continue to enjoy.
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