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"When I Grow Up, I Want to be Cuban" posted by: Alfredo De Lara Published by The Huffington Post  - Jan 18, 2015 As the child of Cuban exiles, the story of my roots was explained in the past tense, and illustrated in fading black and white family photographs. I had only the perspective of my parents, and grandparents, to guide my imagination. Their nostalgia became my own. At home, we spoke Spanish, ate black beans, and children were raised in the peculiar traditions of our culture. If asked at school, my sisters and I were instructed to proudly say...

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