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Becoming American

Recently, I shared a brief summary of my last four years in Brazil. It was essentially what I could provide as context; context into who I was before I was a DREAMer. When my dreams were theoretical, my identity was Brazilian. When I came here for the chance to live out my mom’s dreams of… Continue reading Becoming American

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Confessions of a 12th Grader

Where do I see myself in five years? That's the question I was asked today. It is funny that I was asked this question a week after receiving a letter in the mail. The letter I received was from my 12th grade English Honors teacher. Seeing my teacher's name on the return address brought tears… Continue reading Confessions of a 12th Grader