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Gabriela Alarcón: "A home that will always be a home"

Name: Gabriela Alarcón

Age: 22

Hometown: Ponce, Puerto Rico

Current location: Washington, D.C.

Gabriela Alarcón moved to the United States at the tender age of 18 to pursue her bachelor’s degree. 897 more words

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Jesús Reyes: "You have the world in 200 streets"

Name: Jesús Reyes

Age: 25

Hometown: Naguabo, Puerto Rico

Current location: New York City

When he moved to New York City over a year and a half ago, Jesús Reyes knew that life wouldn’t be like in the movies. 1,444 more words

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Introducing Los Que Se Fueron

Everyone in Puerto Rico knows someone who has left.

The island is experimenting the biggest migration wave since the 20th century: over 200,000 boricuas have moved to the U.S. 162 more words

Puerto Rico

El Renacimiento Del Caballero Puertorriqueño

Los caballeros están en peligro de extinción. Es sólo cuestión de tiempo a que estemos en la portada de National Geographic decrépitos y sin atención. 1,417 more words

Artesano Project. Nagua, Dominican Republic. 11--21 December 2015. Vero Rivera.

International mural project in Nagua, Dominican Republic. The project was curated by (@inoperable).

Vero Rivera (Puerto Rico):

Vero Rivera: (@veroveroquevez)

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A Much Deserved Rant in Spanish (English is My Second Language)

El inglés es mi segundo idioma, y siempre he tenido que programar mi teléfono celular o dispositivo de conexión a la internet para que aprenda a hablar español. 2,175 more words

Mrs Enginerd

Kitchen Table Gratitude

Paula Sanchez. My great-grandmother on my mother’s side who smoked cigars and had diabetes and died four months before her son, my grandfather.

This Thanksgiving season (and every day), I am grateful for kinship and time-traveling sisterhoods and kitchen tables in lands of women and witchcraft.

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