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Carolina Salgado
Mrs. K Stewart
English 3, Period 6
30 March 2015
Frida Kahlo Magdalena Carmen Frida Kahlo was born on July 6, 1907, in Coyocoàn, Mexico. Frida Kahlo begin painting after she's got in a bus accident. Kahlo grew up in the Casa Azul. Her father, Guillermo Kahlo, was a German photographer who sailed where he met Frida's mother Matilde Calderon. Frida had three sisters, Matilde, Adriana, and Christina. At the age six, Frida was struck with pollo impact the use of her right leg. Guillermo highly encouraged her to do sports such as soccer, swim, wrestle, boxed, and bicycle to help aid her recovery of her right leg. In 1922, Frida would go back and forth to Mexico City to begin classes at the National Preparatory school. She is one of the only 35 girls to attend the renowned school with the desire of becoming a doctor. Frida become amorously involved with Alejandro Gómez Arias. Alejandro had to go to Europe for a tour. Frida and Alejandro converse by letter. Frida turns her full attention towards Diego Rivera. In 1929, Kahlo becomes Rivera's third wife. Frida becomes pregnant yet has to abort the pregnancy after three months. Frida experience an abortion because the fetus is not in the right positioned due to her fractured pelvis. On July 4th, Frida second pregnancy ended in a miscarriage with at Henry Ford Hospital. She spend 13 days in the hospital to recover. In March, Rivera and Frida return to New York where Rivera agreed to paint a mural in the Rockefeller Center. A year later the Rockefeller Center mural is destroyed. Kahlo and Rivera decided to stay in separate homes. Frida was unhappy "Pain, pleasure, and death are no more than a process for existence..." by Rivera infidelities, which include an affair with Frida's sister Cristina (The Dairy of Frida Kahlo). People thought she was a surrealist, but she wasn't, "I