I was born in upstate New York, in the city of Rochester to be exact. My parents moved back to Puerto Rico soon after my first birthday, and I spent my early, formative years there. The culture and language of my country was just as much a part of who I was and was becoming, … Continue reading Diggin’ mis raices: Two countries, two languages, and one lost girl
Originally published as "At a Loss for Words" at Being Latino Online Magazine At the age of 7 ½ my parents decided to separate and Mami packed up my three siblings and me, and we left Puerto Rico; Chicago bound. I had graduated first grade just a few months before and had confidently learned to … Continue reading Speaking Spanish is just like riding a bike?