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The Brown Girl World: Veronica's Story




Wednesday, July 22, 2009
Veronica's Story: The Secret Latina ------------------------
"She's a platanos-frying, malta Dukesa-drinking, salsa-dancing Mamacita - my dark-skinned Panamanian mother. She came to this country when she was 21, her sense of culture intact, her Spanish flawless. Even today, more than 20 years since she left her home country to become an American citizen, my mother still considers herself Panamanian and checks 'Hispanic' on census forms." Read more here.

1 comments:

GloriasJewelryBox on: July 22, 2009 at 8:01 AM said...

Great story! Thanks for sharing!

 

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