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he, looked after the boy and sent him to the Latin school. Some years later the husband of their sister Petrona died and they moved to the neighboring hacienda of Kalamba, also belonging to the Dominican order, to help the widow with her farm.

The landlords recognized the industry of the young farmer and kept increasing his hand until he became one of the most prosperous of their tenants. In 1847 his sister Potenciana died and the following year Francisco married.

Rizal's father

Dr. Rizals Father

His wife, Teodora Alonso y Quintos, was nine years his junior and a woman not only of exceptional ability but with an education unsual for that time in its modernness and liberality.
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