When I was a kid I didn’t have a clue about what I wanted with my life. I was very lazy and I just wanted to hang and eat and sleep. That was heaven to me. My father almost lost his interest on preaching to me the importance of responsibilities. Then I think I kind of heard too much of this story and I decided to be someone but still I was not sure what. I was almost 18 and I didn’t have a clue so I accepted the task my father imposed to me to study something related to economics and things like that. I did 3 years of economy in the university and I didn’t finish. I hated it and I learned something I really didn’t want to do. I always worked and some of my ideas worked out well. By that time I wanted to be rich and respected. I guess that was because of my father’s obsession over this subject.I was about 24. Then I discovered the film industry. It was a time where I also learned that other thing I didn’t want to do was what my father did. When I started working with films and by films I mean commercials I learned money was not that important. I just wanted to do that thing and be respected by the people that worked on my field. After many years of hard work I gained the respect of many. Not of all. But I’m really satisfied with my life in commercials and content to TV. I still want to do fiction features. I only did documentaries but that will come with time. Four years ago I learned I had testicular cancer. I fought it and at that time all I wanted to be was alive. Now it seams that cancer will not show up again anytime soon and all I want is to be healthy and be able to be a positive influence of the lives of the people near me. I’m 41 now and I think this “what do I want to do with my life” thing will change again. Still it’s interesting to think about it and learn how truthful is the saying that “people do change”.

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