Mayra Espinoza-Martinez

The Drug War Hurts Latinos, And We Have the Power to Stop It

I grew up translating for my mom. For as long as I can remember, I translated conversations between my mom and teachers, doctors, and sometimes even police officers. It was a coming-of-age experience atypical for many kids in the United States but familiar to those of us who grew up in this country with non-English-speaking parents.

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