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12 Things Cubans Raised In The States Can Relate To

If you're Cuban and you were raised in the states... you'll understand.

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12. Yes, we know, Cubans are incredible dancers

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But not all of us are salsa experts.

11. But! We still have salsa in our veins!

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And we dance everywhere, in the kitchen, while we're getting ready, at the bus stop, etc.

10. And we LOVE our musica latina !

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"La vida es un carnaval" , "Como la florrrrrrr!" , "Baila como Juana la Cubana" , "Yo no se mañana", "Que no me digan en la esquina, 'el venao, el venao'"

9. The thick accent, most likely didn't stick after years of living in the states...

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So, no. We will NOT do the accent for you.

8. When we find a Cuban restaurant ...

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there is no greater joy!

7. When we find other cubanos...

it's like finding our long lost relative
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it's like finding our long lost relative

6. No, we will not stop speaking our fast Spanish for you.

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So KEEP UP.

5. We love "dichos" (sayings)

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"Vísteme despacio, que estoy apurado" -> "Dress me slowly because I'm in a hurry" / "Dios aprieta, pero no ahorca" -> "God squeezes, but doesn't choke"

4. I don't look Cuban?

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What does a Cuban look like exactly?

3. Most of (OR ALL OF) our family is loud AND nosey.

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But we love them anyway.

2. Uhm. YEA

Croquetas are EVERYTHING!
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Croquetas are EVERYTHING!

1. Nuestra isla preciosa!

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We really, really, REALLY, miss our island!

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