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Sizo Woodruff was born on 1931. While both of his parents were from Santa Lucía, Sizo grew up in El Marañón and spent much of his youth playing ball, running in the streets, swimming in the sea, and fishing. He later moved from El Marañón to Pueblo Nuevo, and spent some time in Colón with his grandmother as well. He is now married, and has two children and eight grandchildren. Sizo likes to listen to conga, danzón, and the same bolero music that he enjoyed in the past, and considers calypso to be the most pleasant style of music. In spite of Sizo’s Afro-Antillean background, he considers himself to be Panamanian and Latino because he was born in Panama and has lived there all his life.