Carlos Arredondo

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Birthday
25, 1960
Birthplace
Costa Rica
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
25, 1960 (age 58)
Birthplace
Costa Rica

About

Costa-Rican-American peace activist whose story was documented in the film The Prosecution of an American President.

Before Fame

He immigrated to the United States from Costa Rica and worked mainly as a handyman.

Trivia

He was present during the Boston Marathon bombings and was among the first to begin helping victims, including Jeff Bauman who lost both his legs.

Family Life

His son, Marine Lance Corporal Alexander Scott Arredondo, was killed during his second tour in Iraq. It was this loss that led him to become an anti-war activist.

Associated With

Senator Ted Kennedy helped him become a United States citizen in 2006.