(This is a draft of a chapter of a commissioned biography. Permission to publish it in its raw form has been secured on the condition that the names of persons and some companies be changed.)
It wasn’t exactly easy like Sunday morning.
But it was nevertheless the last day of the weekend, a day when people sat back, put their feet up, and relaxed; a day when the world took things slow and shifted to a lower gear, the better to prepare for the accelerated pace of another work week.
For Antonio Valencia (not his real name), June 16, 1974 was a Sunday unlike any other.