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Every Hairy Latino Kid Will Be Able To Relate To The Urge Of Wanting To Shave By 11

05/01/17 Omar Villegas

If you’re like me, you remember having peach fuzz by the time you were in sixth grade.

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Fox

After your initial discovery, you may have felt weird for a split second…

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Paramount Pictures

Until you realized it made you look way more ~grown~ than your classmates.

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You told your parents you felt it was time for you to start shaving, even though the fuzz was barely there.

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You: “I’m a grown up, OK?”

Then you’d get a warning from one of your parents: “You CAN’T shave because it’s going to come out thicker and darker.”

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NBC

Which is the last thing they should have told you, because it only made you want to shave even more.

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NBC

So you shaved.

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Buena Vista Pictures

After splashing on some aftershave, you realized shaving wasn’t all fun and games.

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Fox

But once your facial hair grew back, you were very satisfied with yourself.

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So any chance you got, you’d try to bring attention to your facial hair.

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Especially when you were deep in thought.

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By the time you were in high school, you had a full-on mustache, goatee or beard.

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HBO

And you’d brag about how everyone assumed you were 5 to 10 years older.

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Columbia Pictures

“I can buy beer at the liquor store and they won’t trip.”

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Columbia Pictures

But once you were done with high school, having facial hair wasn’t really a thing anymore.

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And now that you’re an adult, you rarely shave. Not because you’re proud of your facial hair…

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Focus World

… but because you’re lazy.

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Summit Entertainment

And now, you have no choice but to shave once in a while, or you’ll end up looking like this:

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Dreamworks Pictures

 

READ: 9 Different Facial Hair Options And What They Say About You

 

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