Gabriel García Márquez attained with his imagination the all too elusive achievement of producing something so emotionally relatable and universally understood that it touched the hearts and minds of millions across the globe.  It’s a rare talent when one possesses the power to weave worlds that transcend time, cultures, languages and even what’s defined by the senses as reality.  It’s even more remarkable in this hyper-visual, bite-sized, content driven modern age that one could do so magically with only the power of words.  Over the course of his lifetime, he managed to create a profound relationship with his readers, as I’m sure he’ll continue to do so even after his death.  Examine the emotional outpouring for a universally beloved author in both Spanish & English, here: