A M’ija to Meet: Claudia, Dominican
What I love about being Latina: Mi gente, y nuestra cultura.
What I love about being Americana: Growing up learning that only I can limit myself.My biggest challenge in growing up Latina in America: Being a walking encyclopedia and explaining Latin culture while demystifying stereotypes. It’s hard work to explain why and how there can be a Latino/a that looks like Sammy Sosa and Lynda Carter (Wonder Woman) in the same family.My biggest support in growing up Latina in America: Mi mami, que en paz descanse.
Why I am beautiful: I’m happy in my skin.
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