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Category Archives: Dominican Republic

Finding a Place of Stability

Finding a Place of Stability
Growing up was full of plenty of instability, as I remember. I was born in New York City, but did not stay there for long. When it wasn’t my parents’ jobs relocating, it was our whole family relocating. I remember moving around from borough to borough in New York City trying to find a place...
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Bearing my name has been almost a curse for me…

Bearing my name has been almost a curse for me…
I was born in Meadowlands Hospital in Secaucus, NJ. My mother was born in raised in Bronx, NY and my father in the Dominican Republic. To my earliest memory, I do not remember either of them speaking to me in Spanish when I was a young child. As I grew up living in Union City...
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“I am not American or Dominican enough”

“I am not American or Dominican enough”
What is it like being Latina in the US? I take pride in being a Latina. Throughout the years, I have seen Latinas breaking stereotypes all over the nation especially in regards to education. My wish is to continue on with breaking the stereotypes placed on Latinas by pursuing higher education like a PhD and becoming...
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