They say a picture is worth a thousand words. These photos of Julio Zamora Hernandez are, arguably, each worth a hundred years.
While reflecting on my travels celebrating the iconic
As Mr. Hernandez arrived at the exhibit, he pointed to a sign that read "Celebrating 100 Years" and noted to one of our tour guides that he, too, was turning 100. Mr. Hernandez became the center of attention as many guests began taking pictures with the 100-year-young "birthday boy", including Gabriel Romero (pictured below), Mexico's biggest
Although Mr. Hernandez was only one of 37,000 people to visit the Bottle Art Tour in Mexico, his visit truly captures what the brand is all about.
People have chosen to invite
"There were other drinks,” he recalled, “but Coke was very popular to drink and I felt ‘cool’ drinking it."
He remembers buying
Being able to invite fans such as Mr. Hernandez to the celebration of the bottle is a worthy endeavor, but the fact that he chose to spend his birthday with us is what's the most special!
Mr. Hernandez and the
Jamal Booker is manager of Heritage Communications at The
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