• Marlen commented on the post, Cece’s Shadow Box 3 months ago

    I admire you for not being afraid to show the world who you really are. I like that you mentioned that people always assume that any latinamerican is Mexican. I have been learning a lot about other countries in central and south america and I think it’s a beautiful diversity. Also, in this new world we have made progress with LGBT+ rights and with…[Read more]

  • Marlen commented on the post, Yasmin’s Shadow box 3 months ago

    Just like you I am Mexican and I can relate to most of your story. My parents crossed the border illegally too and I know that this country has been harsh to immigrants but our generations can be the change we need. I like how you mentioned the flower your grandma gave your family before coming here, that is something meaningful and special for…[Read more]

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