teen-ager Claudio Amorim.
The wedding party at Rua Rio Claro in Marília - 1950: Francisca & Claudio wedding in Marilia-SP: from left to right clockwise: Nair, a neighbour, Antonia Amorim, Francisca & Claudio, Mario Amorim, Virgilio Amorim; Fernandinho Amorim (crouched), Maria Rosa, Dulce & Gabriel Marcolino Coelho and Nadir at last.
Francisca & Claudio.
Claudio Amorim was born in Marilia-SP on 6 December 1934 - the 6th child of Fernando Antonio Amorim & Altina Rosa de Jesus. He was their first child born in Marilia for all of the previous ones had been born in Ourinhos-SP. But the Amorim Family moved out of there just after the 1932 Revolution.
Claudio had always been a precocious and eager young man. Not long after he reached puberty he let it be known to his parents he intended to marry sooner than later.
Claudio used to visit his cousins, uncles and aunts in Ourinhos quite often. He used to stay at his uncle Virgilio Amorim's who was married to Stela and had only girls. Joãozinho, the only male had been adopted when his mother Catarina died in Avaré.