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Son of El Santo speaks

Wrestler from Mexico refused to surrender his mask

Updated: October 14, 2012, 5:47 PM ET
By The Son of El Santo | Special to ESPNdeportes.com

I, just like many of you, arrived in this country with a suitcase that did not contain only clothes. Its real contents and value lay in the dreams and hopes that I carried inside my heart.

It was my first professional trip and I visualized myself there at my debut presentation entering the ring of the historic Grand Olympic Auditorium in Los Angeles, listening to chants of "Saanto, Saanto, Saanto!" And luckily for me, that's how it happened.

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