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There Is Nothing I Wouldn’t Do

My heart is broken. I am saddened, enraged, ashamed of the people I once knew and loved, ashamed of myself and my impotence. We all know the government shutdown is hurting our country, but we disagree on how it should … Continue reading

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International Families

I enjoyed this post, and wanted to share it. It makes me want to read Namesake all over again. International Families.  

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Introduction

Soy una white babae (“woman” in Tagalog). I am a Filipina American woman, born in Pensacola, Florida, near the naval base. My husband’s family is from Mexico, and we have two little Chicanitos (Mexican American boys), whom I will one … Continue reading

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