Of Inca descent, Carlos J. Sanchez, MD, spent his childhood in the Amazon jungle, where he yearned to go to the United States to become a medical doctor. He is a graduate of St. Louis University School of Medicine, Missouri, USA. He earned his B.S. at Brigham Young University in Utah, U.S.A. He did his post-doctoral training at the University of California, San Diego. Presently he is an active member of various professional and benefic organizations: American Academy of Pediatrics; Board Certified and a Diplomat of the American Academy of Pediatrics; American Medical Association; California Medical Association; San Diego Medical Association; Clinical Professor of Pediatrics at the University of California, San Diego; International Rotary-Chula Vista, California; ex-lieutenant of the U.S. Navy; ex-candidate to the presidency of Perï¿½, 2001; ex-honorary Consul of Perï¿½, San Diego, California, USA.He is the author of two books, The Soul of the Condor: A Forgotten Holocaust and The Holocaust of All Times: The Genocide of the Incas; both book are published in English and Spanish. The Soul of the Condor won Best Autobiography at the San Diego Book Awards in 1997.Multiple titles of recognition include: Illustrious son of the village of Andahuaylillas, Cuzco, Perï¿½; Illustrious visitor to the city of Ica, Perï¿½; recognized for his multiple Medical Missions of the cities of Iquitos, Ayacucho, Cajamarca Trujillo, Arequipa, Pucallpa, Nauta and the jungles of Brazil; assisted in the earthquake of Mexico City in 1985; Medalla del Colegio Mï¿½dico, Cuzco, Perï¿½; recipient of humanitarian and leadership awards: PAMS, California Medical Association, and Rotary International, USA.