Eustoquio Molina was born in Andalucía (southern Spain) in 1950. As the eldest of eight siblings growing up in the countryside, Eustoquio often played the role of the caring father looking after the younger children while also exploring the surroundings of their home located near outstanding Paleogene and Neogene outcrops in the Betic Cordillera. It is no wonder that three of the siblings ended up becoming geologists. Eustoquio's early life experiences fostered a love for geology, a caring attitude for his family, a proactive attitude in life, and some reluctance to follow rules. He certainly was not among those who...

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