Many, many "thank yous" to the divine creators here on Earth, the mothers of the world -- but most of all, I'm eternally grateful to the woman who not only decided to have me but who also raised me amongst many obstacles and tribulations.
Gracias, querida mami!
* Prettiest smile in Ponce, P.R. My mom at seventeen!
A native New Yorker born to Puerto Rican & Sicilian parents in Spanish Harlem's El Barrio, Literanista is a Social Media Strategist, a published poet/writer, has worked at Hachette Book Group, Aol, Thomson Reuters and scouts the web for multicultural literary news, tech trends, innovation, working on her debut novel & about a million other things.
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