March 29, 2006 at 4:45 pm 2 comments

There is a woman I work with who adopted a baby in the USA who's birthparents are from El Salvador. Her daughter is now 6 years old and is asking questions about looking differently (well she has since she was like 3). So she taught her daughter to tell people that she is "Latino." And she was proudly telling me about it. I listened and then said, "you mean Latina, since she is a girl, right?" She was stumped — so I gave her a mini Spanish lesson (from someone who cannot speak Spanish!). Eight months later… she is still saying her daughter is "latino." Grrrrr…. does she not care??

Stupid people!


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  • 1. Julia’s JAM  |  April 20, 2006 at 9:57 am

    […] A few days ago that woman at the agency with the "Latino" daughter (see previous post: Wrong!), asked me "do you have more pride for the U.S. or Korea?" […]

  • 2. klassyfide  |  April 22, 2006 at 9:56 pm


    Check out http://mirahsreflections.blogspot.com/ 4/15 post “Collateral Orphans” re El Salavdor mising children – stolen and then put up for aodption!


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