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Dominique Gonzalez's Blog – October 2012 Archive (3)

The La Llorona Nightmare Comes To Life This Halloween

I’d like to believe the only reason I behaved as a child is because of my intense fear of La Llorona. I still remember the first time my grandmother told me the story, I was traumatized to say the least. It didn’t make it any less comforting that my grandma used to live two houses and a highway away from the rio that ran along the Mexico border. I had to sleep with my grandma every time I spent the night at her house because I swore I could hear La Llorona coming for me. The…

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Added by Dominique Gonzalez on October 30, 2012 at 7:00pm — 2 Comments

Yuck! Halloween Costumes For Women Are Getting Worse Every Year!

Halloween has always been one of my favorite holidays, who doesn't love the one day out of the year you can enjoy a good scare, pretend to be someone else, and consume an extreme amount of free candy? However shopping for a Halloween costume this year has yet again sucked all the fun of such a wholesome holiday. Costume options for us girls are horrifying to say the least. It seems that every year more and more costumes are created that leave less and less to the imagination. Costumes are…

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Added by Dominique Gonzalez on October 19, 2012 at 4:00pm — 2 Comments

Why I'm Proud To Be A Latina

I hate to admit I wasn't always proud to be a Latina. My journey to becoming a strong and proud Latina started when I came to college, and it still hasn't ended! Before I ventured out of my hometown for college I didn't have a strong Latina to look up to (or at least I thought I didn't). I believed in Latina stereotypes because I only chose to notice the bad in my fellow Latinas. I had no pride in being a Latina because I associated being Latina with dropping out of school, getting…

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Added by Dominique Gonzalez on October 8, 2012 at 3:57pm — No Comments


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