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Hispanic Heritage

Mi Mamá Es Una Brava

She was fierce, unapologetic, unselfish and brava. Over 21.2 million (all) immigrant women reside in the United States since 2013 with many traveling by foot, sea and/or air, facing near death experiences, isolation and decades…

The “C” in COURAGE is for Commitment

As we celebrate Hispanic Heritage month, all those who have taken a stand to courageously step out of their own comfort zone Wicked winds greeted me as I stepped off the boardwalk onto the sandy beach near my home. It was…

The Accidental Hispanic

I visualize a completely different “Hispanic”, one that is “more” rather than “less” and that is valued Let me say right off the bat that there are a couple of things that no one should be proud of: where he was born and how…

Our Cinco de Mayo Family Tradition

As a proud Latina I credit my parents who instilled pride in me and my Hispanic heritage. Feliz Cinco de Mayo! If you're curious about what the big "to-do" is behind the Cinco de Mayo holiday, Google it and you'll find it is…

Hispanic Heritage, My Parents, My Heroes

Family’s devotion and sacrifice taught daughter the importance of hard work and dedication Devotion to family is an easy trait to find among Latino parents. When it comes to heroes, most of us would probably not think of…