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28 Things Latinos Who Grew Up In L.A. Know To Be True

Forget everything you saw on The Hills. Here's a different view of the City of Angels.

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6. La Favorita Bakery is the place to go for the freshest pan dulce in Los Angeles.

Get there by 8 p.m. when the bread comes straight out of the oven. This is how all bread should taste.


10. If you were waiting for the bus near MacArthur Park, the Guatemalan-style tamales would do the trick.


He even had his own mural, posing with Edward James Olmos.

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Painted on the side of a building near MacArthur Park, at the intersection of Alvarado Street and Wilshire Boulevard. Olmos played Escalante in the Oscar-nominated film Stand and Deliver.


25. The feeling you had when you saw this EBS Message on your TV.

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26. Your parents listened to this dude's radio show in the morning:

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Humberto Luna Por La Manaña on the now defunct TenQ 1020 AM. Humberto was the first Latino radio personality to receive a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

27. Waking up to the sound of crowing ROOSTERS!

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Yes, this was a thing in some L.A. neighborhoods. It became such a problem that the L.A. city council voted to limit one rooster per household.


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