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I Am Mexican American

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    I Love Mexicans...

    I LOVE BEING HALF MEXICAN... I HAVE NEVER BEEN TO MEXICO BUT MY MOM AND SISTERS TELL ME IT'S BEAUTIFUL. PLUS MEXICAN FOOD IS AMAZING...
    countingshadows07 countingshadows07 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 4, 2010

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    QUESTION??????????

    Why do I have to be labled "MEXICAN-AMERICAN?" I was born here, so was my daddy and my granny on my daddy's side. On my mama's side, my grand-father and great grand father were born here too but my great-grandma, grandma & mama were all born in baja california...
    VegaLove VegaLove 31-35, F 3 Responses Dec 5, 2008

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    Dad

    well i said ill tel u mo about my dad an il get 2 dat but not 2 day 4 da 1st time dat i can remember my dad almost did someting nice he almost goe me my freaken 1st phone but b4 dat he decided 2 b mean b4 he could so 4 now i ruend my chance 2 get 1 now but some family comein...
    cmedrano cmedrano 13-15, F Jul 2, 2010

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    I Am What I Am

    I was born in Texas to an American mother and a Mexican father. I lived in CO until I six when we moved to Mexico I was always raised as an American. I guess my culture is more American eventhough I speak perfect Spanish with a Mexico City accent. We are a small family and we don...
    CharlotteBeth CharlotteBeth 16-17, F 3 Responses Jan 14, 2013

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    Life In The Streets

    The story of my life growing up getting kicked out at a really young age raced in the streets of L.A I was young and stupid didn't have none in my life got jumped in a gang and thought I was saved cause people had my back I grew up with a family that didn't want me around but my...
    PLAYFULLBbyGirl PLAYFULLBbyGirl 22-25, F Jun 25, 2013

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    I Am Mexican American

    I am mexican American. I have a very large family on my dads side and on my moms side very small. I have a wonderful and amazing family.
    angredrose angredrose 21-25, F Oct 17, 2007

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    My parents were from Mexico

    but I was born in Virginia . I wish I was born in japan instead of Virginia .
    NerdyCatFace64 NerdyCatFace64 16-17, M Apr 14

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    What You Really Need to Know About Mexicans In America

    I'm sure you have attended an American or U.S History class at some point in your life and it left you with a brief history of our country's development over the years. Many Americans stereotype Mexican people, mistakenly blame them for America's economic and social problems...
    VegaLove VegaLove 31-35, F 38 Responses Dec 4, 2008

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    White-Wash Or Americanized?

    I am Mexican American or Chicana. My parents are both illegal immigrants and gave birth to me in the U.S.. I go to a private university in Southern California and I recently met a transfer student who went to a very "unfortunate" school. He says he noticed that there are a lot of...
    1corii1313 1corii1313 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 7, 2013

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    Both of my parents are Mexican

    but were born here in the US 🇮🇹
    trishayvette trishayvette 22-25, F 1 Response May 13

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    Mexican and proud !! My parents are Mexican

    and I was born here in Massachusetts I love it and love to live it this way
    MerpR MerpR 16-17, F May 13

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    It Can Be Difficult Sometimes

    In fact it is difficult to belong to two cultures. But in reality we belong to more than two. Think about it.  1) We were not born in México so we are not Mexican by right of land and many Mexican people in Mexico claim we are not Mexican but American. 2) People in...
    MisterMexico MisterMexico 21-25 1 Response Feb 9, 2008

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    Help

    hey just now i wanna say if u knw any manger or wat eva i need 2 b on tv u knw make my dream come true plz write me if u do
    cmedrano cmedrano 13-15, F Jul 3, 2010

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    I Am Mexican American

    i was born in Southern California in 1986. my parents are from Michoacan Mexico. i am sometimes ashamed of being an American. YES i am. because of all the hate, racism against Mexicans. not only Mexicans are sometimes illegal... i hate that everyone generalizes that illegal...
    Sarah619 Sarah619 22-25, F 3 Responses Jun 23, 2011

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    Dad

    when i was little im sure my da was nicer but idk 4 sure im watching now as im 13 that hes nicer 2 my lil bros an sis an he treats me an my big bro a little  meaner an he gets on my moms nervs alot an im hopeing like nothin bad will happen 2 him but im hopeing 1 day they...
    cmedrano cmedrano 13-15, F Jun 30, 2010

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    I Am Mexican-american

    I hate labels..but i'm proud of this one... I like the big family...I like the meddlesome aunts.. I like the 50 kids that are at every bbq and nobody knows who they are..they just migrate with us... I love the drunk uncle ..and  the great uncle sneaking a cig while the wife...
    RocknRose RocknRose 26-30, F 3 Responses Oct 18, 2007

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    Pride In Who I Am

    Yup, I'm Mexican-American, born and mostly raised in California (in a little ghetto town that no one really knows about but I love it to death!). My parents were both born in Mexico. My mom is from el D.F. and my dad is from Teocaltiche, Jalisco. I'm proud of who I am and no one...
    Kryptonite95 Kryptonite95 13-15, F 3 Responses Dec 22, 2012

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    The First In My Family To Be Born In The States

    I was born the late '80s to a family where both parents were recent immigrants. Although back then, it was definitely tougher to help ones parents out where we were living (Midwest, right in the middle of the country). I was a shy girl, too, so if my parents needed me to help...
    StrataLynx StrataLynx 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 27, 2011

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    Work At Chipotle Mexican Grill? E-mail Me (kristy)

    I'm conducting a research study on Chipotle Mexican Grill if you from Mexico, and work ,at Chipotle, please e-mail me at kristycan07@yahoo.com   thank you! xoxoxox Kristy
    KristyCanyon KristyCanyon 21-25, F Dec 26, 2007

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    Severich! Sopoltischleg!!!

    Gangs and my sister them! Drezvelt!
    Beansoflife Beansoflife 70+, F May 27, 2012

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    "do You Speak English?"

    i always get this question.i hate it so much....i get it at school. at the store. at the library. everywhere.Im very proud to be Mexican American. I love my roots every bit of them. but hereits hard to stay true. such a high status quo.this question makes me want to hurt that...
    suzieG78 suzieG78 18-21, F 3 Responses Jun 23, 2011

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    Mexican Or American?

    Lately I've been pondering the issues surrounding assimilation. Both of my parents immigrated here from Mexico and have tried to preserve their culture despite being on American soil. At the same time, they have a deep appreciation for what this country has provided them. It's...
    CrazyHippieChick CrazyHippieChick 18-21, F 6 Responses May 31, 2010

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    Mixed

    i am Mexican American. but where i live you have to choose one or the other; there is only black and white. i hate when ignorant people come up to me and say "WOW YOU KNOW ENGLISH?! THERE IS NO WAY YOU'RE AMERICAN " of course i know English and i am American too! i have lived in...
    Lessy Lessy 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 1, 2012

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    I Hate

    i dont like the american mexicans they are all a bunch or cry babies and think they should not be able to come to america because they are lying cheating people that have no morials for americans at all and only care to take good jobs away from americans that had them before they...
    diaperman38 diaperman38 36-40 5 Responses Nov 8, 2012

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    Third Generation Mexican-american

    I was raised in Los Angels and from a barrio called Jimtown in the city limits of Whittier, Calif. My mother was Mexican and my father was Native American from Arizona. All my life I was told that I should be proud of my heritage and culture and was shown the traditions and...
    flowerlady619 flowerlady619 61-65 2 Responses Dec 7, 2012

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    Just Because My Name Is Hispanic

    My cell rings and i pick it it. "Hi, this is Lori" (yeah, i answer my phone like that) "yes may i speak to Lorena plz?" "This is Lorena speaking, what can i do for you?" "Do you speak english?" " Ma'm.....I'm speaking english!" I seriously had this conversation with somebody...
    imlori imlori 22-25, F 5 Responses Aug 1, 2012

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    Related Experiences

    Nachos is my favorite Mexican food. The foundation can either be flour chips or potato chips or lettuce but not corn chips. I can handle corn chips as Doritos and crunchy taco...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F Jul 2

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    Mexican food is my second favorite ethnic cuisine after Italian. I have two favorite restaurants at the mall I sometimes go to, Tyson's Corner Mall in Vienna, Virginia, called Brio...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F 4 Responses Jul 2

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    I usually wouldn't suggest boycotting a country, however, the United States needs to put pressure on Mexico. U.S. Marine, Sgt. Andrew Tahmooressi, has been in a Mexican prison...
    BizSuitStacy BizSuitStacy 46-50, T Jun 26

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    That awkward moment when some one that's not Mexican says to you "I had Mexican food for breakfast?!!" And you're Mexican LOL like I have Mexican food for breakfast all the time!
    wheelsxoxo wheelsxoxo 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 2

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    There's this mexican guy with no papers who lives in US. We met this summer and had a great time while i have a boyfriend. When I go back to my home country I realized that I got...
    desperategirlneedshelp desperategirlneedshelp 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Well I'm Mexican and I've lived eating Mexican food sooooooo I love it. I love how it connects me to Mexico. The Mexican food we make is authentic. I love how we make our Mexican...
    pattyricia pattyricia 16-17, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    JULY 4TH 1870 - THE MASCOGOS (BLACK SEMINOLES) "On July 4th, 1870, a large group of the Mascogos crossed the Rio Grande back into the United States, to wait at Fort Duncan for...
    MAROONTRIBE MAROONTRIBE 41-45, M Jul 4

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    I love Mexican food, music, guys, holidays. My favorite food is tamales and carne asada. My favorite Mexican music is Vicente Fernandez and Banda El Recodo. The are a lot of hot...
    ilovemrfitz ilovemrfitz 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 6

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    Half Mexican, quarter italian, quarter Swedish. Grew up in California. Lived with mostly my italian family, part time with my Mexican family. Grew up with a diet of pasta and carne...
    danielle1423 danielle1423 22-25, F Jul 6

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    If this is the mexican side of this app why everyone is talking in english(?) el español es un idioma muy bonito, soy de Coahuila, saludos a mis compatriotas mexicanos ✌️
    micropuff micropuff 16-17, F 2 Responses Jun 29

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    Yes I'm Mexican and a lot of people tell me I don't look like it. Is it a good or bad thing? I mean, I am bilingual and can speak, read, and write both languages fluently and I'm...
    AnonymousJSS AnonymousJSS 13-15, F 2 Responses Jun 30

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    I love mexican females they are just so dame fine like dame girl you got a body of a model
    WOLFPACK916 WOLFPACK916 18-21, M Jun 23

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    I am Mexican and no, i dont ride a horse on my way to school, i dont eat burritos everyday behind a nopal wearing a big sombrero and a mustache😂✌️
    alewq alewq 13-15, F 4 Responses Jun 25

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    Love these Latino ways also attractive people big Loves out to all of yooou thats Mexicano/Latino 😍 Lol
    grace125 grace125 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 2

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    It's my favorite ethnic cuisine. However, it's the tex-mex that I enjoy. Our work goes to Mexican every Saturday for lunch. It's scrumptious.
    jlhhlj123 jlhhlj123 22-25, F Jul 5

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    Gotta keep one always. lol there the ****. I love every race but I always had a mexican or Latino by my side !! 😂😊
    micahdianne micahdianne 18-21, F Jul 6

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    I love mexican food. Especially breakfast and carne asada.
    40YRMN 40YRMN 41-45, M 3 Responses Jul 7

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    I absolutely love Mexican food the flavours are awesome and just dance on your tongue it's just a shame it dosnt like me if you know what I mean haha
    Sproketsocet Sproketsocet 18-21, M 23 hrs ago

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    Incorrect Term-Where do you people get African-American from? My mother was technically "African-American", though she was a US Citizen descended from slaves and had couldn't find...
    BlackMoroccan BlackMoroccan 22-25, M 2 Responses Jun 22

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    I'm happy I was born I a country that would allow me to have so many freedoms... But the history of the country and the way it affects people even now really really bothers me. In...
    fairytalesandspiderwebs fairytalesandspiderwebs 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 5

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    Give me a headstrong American woman anyday! My father, a native of Belarus, tried to run our house based on old fashioned tradionalist bullshit from the Stone Ages. Women should be...
    Eitan Eitan 22-25, M 6 days ago

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    Only On Paper-In all of my 22 years I have only lived there for 3 years. My mother was Black American and my father a Moroccan Jew who grew up in France and liked to stay in French...
    BlackMoroccan BlackMoroccan 22-25, M 2 Responses Jun 23

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    Casual relationships: This is the one where you, the American woman, think you’re dating this really nice Arab guy and it feels like it’s getting serious. 1. He says all the...
    alaacrot alaacrot 18-21, M 1 Response Jun 27

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    You want to know what's wrong? I'll tell you.... The guys here want to know what's wrong with us, Ladies. They want to know why we won't do what they say or why we won't worship...
    EmotionalPrincess EmotionalPrincess 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 3

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