|| His mother was a bone-setter. He broke his ankle and she cured him. He broke his ankle on falling from the mule.People from all around the area would come. She would put the bone in its place, then mix the egg yoke with soot and spread it on the spot. She could do nothing about the pain, but she could put the bone back in its place.Gabriel’s mother learnt with her father, he did it both with people and with animals.The mother’s name was Joaquina, but they called her Ciriaca, because of a whim of the godmother. The surname was Irulegi.