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How It Feels To Be In School As A First Generation Mexican-American

Anything less than an A+ was not good enough.

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When your teacher told you to ask your parents for help, you looked at her like this:

They don't have time to help, are you crazy?
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They don't have time to help, are you crazy?

Your dad tells you to help him with yard work after school, but you forget. So he finds you playing with your cousins.

"Didn't I ask you to do something?"
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"Didn't I ask you to do something?"

You remember...

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Finally, you end up at home crying after he yells at you in front of everybody.

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After you get bullied, your dad tells you to defend yourself like a man but you don't really like fighting.

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When your teacher told you to get the permission slip signed or you don't go on the field trip.

"I guess I'm not going to the museum."
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"I guess I'm not going to the museum."

Your mom liked taking photos so every year at the end of the school year you had to pose with some random classmate and the teacher.

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This is how your mom looked at you when you asked her how to spell any word in the English language.

"Do I look like a dictionary?"
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"Do I look like a dictionary?"

You brought one classmate over to finish a project together and all your sister does is stare at her the whole time.

Bonus: Later, she tells your mom you're both secretly in love with each other.
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Bonus: Later, she tells your mom you're both secretly in love with each other.

You get home excited because you got a good grade on your exam.

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You tell him you got an A- and he asks, "Why didn't you get A+?"

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So you have to just look at him like:

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