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Category Archives: Puerto Rico

Blind to the Beautiful Possibilities Within

Blind to the Beautiful Possibilities Within
I was born in Puerto Rico, but shortly thereafter my parents decided to move to Camden, New Jersey full of optimistic dreams and the search for greater opportunities for their children. I grew up in an underprivileged, poverty-stricken community and was forced to confront language barriers; both contributed to the many challenges I faced. I...
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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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