Being Mexican AND American

Jose Rodriguez
8 min readOct 2, 2021
Courtesy of Renée Rodríguez Photography

I have written a few pieces on identity not limited to “Guessing Where I’m From” (Medium link) and “What’s Your Name (¿Cómo te llamas?)” (Medium link). Since I am of Mexican background, American by birth and the fact that we’re in Hispanic Heritage Month, I thought about writing this post to tie together these elements.

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Jose Rodriguez

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