Personal Narrative: My Dominican Culture

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My great grandfather came to America from the Dominican Republic on a boat to provide a better life for the many generations of his family to come. My great-grandfather’s perseverance and courage always inspires me to always work hard. Although my first language was English, I am learning Spanish now so I can become more connected with my heritage. I never had much of a chance to learn about the Dominican Republic from my grandparents because of the language barrier between us. My Dominican background is important to me because of the rich culture.
A benefit of being Dominican is being embraced into a rich culture. My large family creates a sense of belonging and community. At family gatherings and reunions, I am always meeting new people,

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