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20 Times It Hurt To Be Mexican

This hurt never leaves you, either.

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1. Anytime you're playing soccer and you get touched.

Falta!
Alex Cruz / EFE

Falta!

2. The pain you feel in your stomach when you think you can have three helpings of frijoles.

3. The hurt you feel after you ask for the last tortilla but your cousin grabs it first.

4. You tried to run away from the chancla knowing your mom learned from the best.

5. When you get jalapeƱo in your eyes and have to question where you ever want to have it again in your life.

But of course you will.
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But of course you will.

6. Your dad grabbed the good enchilada from your plate. The one you were saving for last.

7. You think you dress up nice for the party but your tios and tias can't stop laughing at your outfit.

Just find a place to sit down for some peace and quiet before you start crying.
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Just find a place to sit down for some peace and quiet before you start crying.

8. Your abuelita called you gordo for the first time. And to your face.

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9. Your mom makes you wait until everyone else has gotten food because you were acting up.

And, you know what's left is going to be the rejected, burnt, and broken tamales.
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And, you know what's left is going to be the rejected, burnt, and broken tamales.

10. The incessant yelling after you ask your mom if you can go out 43 minutes before it's time to go.

All you did was take a risk. You just found out and new she would say no. But daaaaamn.
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All you did was take a risk. You just found out and new she would say no. But daaaaamn.

11. When you're at the store and you're mom finally tells you, "Vas a ver!"

Just beat my ass now, mom. I don't need to be thinking about that all the way home.
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Just beat my ass now, mom. I don't need to be thinking about that all the way home.

12. Your anxiety starts to build as everyone starts to figure out who left the comal on and burnt your abuelita.

It was an accident, you'll tell them. Or you can run away, change your name, cut your hair, and pretend you're Chilean for the rest of your life.
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It was an accident, you'll tell them. Or you can run away, change your name, cut your hair, and pretend you're Chilean for the rest of your life.

13. You run out of room on your plate so you have to figure what to sacrifice.

There's no way there's going to be more when you come back.
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There's no way there's going to be more when you come back.

14. Your mom says, "Be careful." You say, "I know." Then you drop all your rice on the floor.

Menso.
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Menso.

15. You hear that Salsa music at 7:49am and realize your morning plans are gone.

16. Your mom asks you to grab the enchildas out of the oven. The memories of the last time you did that without gloves floods your mind.

Won't happen to me again. Nuh-uh. Never.
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Won't happen to me again. Nuh-uh. Never.

17. You asked for a Large but you got a Medium because your mom "Knows your sizes better."

18. Your dad yelling at you and your sister for fighting over something petty.

Petty, like your spot on the couch or the last fluid ounce of Tapatio.
Alex Cruz / EFE

Petty, like your spot on the couch or the last fluid ounce of Tapatio.

19. Your dad tells you that if you yell inside the store one more time you don't get any candies.

You held them in your hand like he couldn't just rip your hand off and take them away.
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You held them in your hand like he couldn't just rip your hand off and take them away.

20. You're too young to express yourself with words so you cry instead.

And what does your mom do? Just leaves you to cry.
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And what does your mom do? Just leaves you to cry.

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