He grew up middle-class in the suburbs of San Juan, Puerto Rico. The Church is strong with a fundamental Christian base to the morals of the culture. In , the Catholic Bishops formed a political party and threatened excommunication for anyone who didn't join their party. Abortion was illegal until Roe v.
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I went to Cornell University in I struggled my first semester so much that I had straight Fs and one D. So I was suspended from school. I returned the following fall semester in and I struggled again. I felt like a fraud. And so I struggled and again, I got very low grades that second semester and I was kicked out again — this time I was kicked out permanently. So for about a year and a half, I just just bounced around, hanging out with friends.
In Chicago, Afro-Latinos carve a space to express their identity