The traveling comedian Carlos Hidalgo Corcino, better known in the artistic world as
‘Sapling’ or ‘Horse face’, He has been in a critical situation for a few months after having fallen from the bus in which he was traveling.
As a result of the tragedy, the 63-year-old comedian, who has been a street entertainer for more than 40 years, ended up with internal bleeding that has plagued him ever since. For this reason, his relatives and colleagues in the art asked for support for ‘Pimpollo’.
The youtuber Koki Santa Cruz visited the comedian ‘Horse Face’. Photo: Koki Santa Cruz / Youtube
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, street artists were prevented from working in the Chabuca Granda avenue, being one of the restricted Carlos Hidalgo, and therefore began to work on the buses. It should be noted that he along with the comedian remembered ‘Tripita’ were the founders of comedy in public squares at the end of the 70s and in the 90s. They rose to fame with a program in Latina, where they participated together with ‘Tornillo’, ‘Cholo Juan’, ‘Waferita’, ‘Pompinchú’, Jhonny Carpincho, ‘Bibi Wantan’, ‘Contito’, among other artists.
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“I was traveling (working in public transport) to bring sustenance to my house, I fell off the bus. I hurt my leg and arm, but I did not care, when I got home I started to limp. Crawling I got to my bed ”, commented the popular ‘Pimpollo’. The pain was so severe that it prevented him from walking
The youtuber Koki Santa Cruz was the one who made the news known, and for that reason he approached the comedian’s house to surprise him and bring him financial support. Likewise, the wife of ‘Caballo’ commented on the seriousness of her partner’s state of health.
“My right leg and arm were bad. We focused more on the leg because he couldn’t walk, he was in a cast and he was in therapy. The tendon in his arm broke, and he was taking medicine until he went to get vaccinated. The nurse did not notice the medicines she was taking and at night she got puffy. At night he felt bad and vomited blood, I took him to the hospital, they told us he was with internal bleeding. They admitted him and now they are injecting him, he cannot take pills, “said his wife Mayra.
How to help?
Now, the artist needs an emergency surgical intervention. “
Most likely, he will be operated on, the pain in his arm is strong, the therapies are also strong, and his leg must also be operated on. If someone can support us, we will thank them from the heart, “said the mother of her children.
For any kind of help, the following means can be used:
Yape or Plin to the number 964112454 of Mayra Judith Velásquez, wife of the comedian, or to the account 2843201413074 of Interbank, with the same name.