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Immigrants and their free ride in America Exclusive Featured Wisdoms 

Immigrants and their free ride in America

Look at Paco. He doesn’t know how easy he has it. Twenty two years old. He’s somewhere in southern Mexico. Eyes puffy. Maybe he’s tired. Maybe this has been the day he’s been waiting for. Maybe the day he’s been dreading. Look at him put all the money he’s earned in the fields inside a lucky sock. Paco stashes it in his old book bag along with one change of clothes, couple pictures…couple scriptures. A pencil written love letter from Juanita. He loved her you know. Letter looks worn out….

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Mexican Independence Day Parade Exclusive 

Mexican Independence Day Parade

When you’re Mexican, you don’t wake up to birds chirping at 6am. You wake up to Rancheras, Cumbias or whatever your mom is cleaning the house to. This past Saturday, like every weekend since I recently moved to Chicago, I woke up to a variety of music. Chente, Sonora Dinamita and even some Ramon Ayala’s “Que Casualidad” one of my favorite songs. This Saturday was somewhat different though. Se escuchaban las matracas, lots of whistles, los tambores, people screaming VIVA MEXICO and even some banda. (Yes, banda will make me dance) I remembered this weekend was Mexican…

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