|CARLOS (CHINO) GARCIA
Born: Rio Piedras, el barrio Buen Consejo
His Brother: Antonio (Tony) Garcia
Born: Rio Piedras
I experienced first being a Latino and not being bilingual -- not knowing the English language -- that in itself took us a while to learn. Lucky that we were in elementary school so I think that helped us learn it faster instead, you know, for a lot of Latinos who come here as adults. One experience, I remember my kid brother was beating up on this American kid -- on this white kid. And I saw what was happening so I grabbed my kid brother, you know, Tony, and tell him -- what the hell are you doing? Why are you hitting this kid? You know, I was talking to my brother in Spanish. Por Qué tu le esta dando a este muchacho? And he said: Ah! Porque me dijo I´m sorry.
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