Why couldn't I fit in?

by Zanntia

My Mom is African American creole and native American my dad is Puerto Rican Black and white.I've never really fit in with the blacks whites or the Hispanics. I would pick a group to be with but would be left out because although I understood Spanish I didn't speak it or I wasn't black enough or some other reason. I always felt like I didn't belong. This all changed in high school when I was put in English learning classes (English Spanish and French were spoken to me as a kid so it was very confusing to just use one). The people in the class were just like me most of them understood the feeling. I finally found a place to fit in.

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