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Dominican, for Life

Lately, I've been really into learning more about my heritage, deep diving into my personal experience growing up Dominican (which is definitely a hashtag). I must admit: I've let myself assimilate the American culture perhaps a little too much, switching out platanos for corn flakes, Bustelo for Dunkin and my naturally curly hair for pin straight tresses. Yeah - I'm a little disappointed in myself too.

In no way am I ashamed of who I am. No matter how far I travel, I'm a Caribbean gyal through and through. This wide hipped, bilingual woman was born in the sultry island of Hispaniola, smack dab in the capital of the country on the right. And although I have a lot to learn about my island, I do know that we have quirks that others may not understand. Heck- I can't even understand my own family's colloquialism! Whether you're Latino/a or not, I think a few of you can relate. America takes us in, eventually accepting us but we still have a long way to go, as h…

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