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11 Photos that Prove Latinos Go All Out on Baptism Outfits

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Latinos don’t need an excuse to dress up and have a good time, we do a pretty good job of finding those reasons ourselves. We learned at a young age that more is better. Just take a look at these baptism outfits that perfect capture Latino enthusiasm for dramatic gowns.

It’s all about the hat which can either match the dress…

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Or function as baby’s first church hat.

Every good Latina has a church hat, after all.

Sometimes they are inspired by your greatest heroes, like Frida Khalo.

Flowers on the head just makes the baptism classier, obvi.

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Plus, making a hat for the special day gives abuelita something to do other than worry.

Just make her a hat and they rest of the baptism will be perfect, lo prometo.

And if there’s no hat, rest assured that abuelita will spend 30-45 minutes making sure your sleeves are just the right amount of puffy.

And she will double and triple check the rest of the day so you are always photo ready.

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The more complicated the fabric, the more God seeps in. #basicknowledge

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Embroidery is also very important for the big day.

Mainly because mami wants to make sure you shine in front of everyone in church. “It all reflects on the family, mija.” – Every Latina mother…EVER.

Everyone knows that the bigger the dress the more you love God.

It’s like prom dresses for babies. What could possibly go wrong?

Some baptism outfits breakaway from the dress format, but are still just as impressive.

I mean, who wouldn’t want to rock that outfit on their baptism.

READ: 11 Things Only a Person From a Big Latino Family Will Understand

And, most importantly, it’s crucial that you accessorize.

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Like, really accessorize.

Because every good Latino knows that a giant, silk bow makes everything soooooo much better.

Hillary Clinton Was Asked about this Race-Related Question and Here's How She Answered

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Hillary Clinton Was Asked about this Race-Related Question and Here’s How She Answered

During the audience Q&A section of Fusion’s 2016 Brown & Black Democratic Presidential Forum, Hillary Clinton was asked a question she probably wasn’t expecting…

Thalia Anguiano, a junior at Drake University, asked Clinton about her white privilege.

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“Secretary Clinton, can you tell us what the term white privilege means to you and can you give me an example from your life or career when you think you have benefited from it,” Anguiano asked the Democratic presidential candidate.

Everyone get very excited for Clinton’s answer.

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Girl even impressed Jorge Ramos, and she knew it.

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Go back and look at Ramos shift in his seat like, “THIS IS GONNA BE GOOD.”

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“Where do I start,” Clinton began.

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“It is hard when you are swimming in the ocean to know exactly what is happening around you so much as it is when you are standing on the shore perhaps watching,” Clinton said.

She then spent some time talking about being raised in a white middle-class family in middle America with opportunities to go to great schools and attend a great college.

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“I never really knew what was or wasn’t part of the privilege, I just knew that I was a lucky person,” Clinton said. “And that being lucky was in part related to who I am, where I’m from, and the opportunities I had.”

And she used that as a segue to bring up the story of babysitting the children of migrant workers – a story she’s told several times.

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“When I was about 11 years old, our church asked if some of us would volunteer to babysit for the children of migrant workers on Saturdays,” Clinton recalled. “Because the families had to go into the fields and the older kids had to go with them and there was nobody left to watch the little kids.”

READ: #NotMyAbuela Starts Trending After Hillary Clinton Site Compares Her to Abuelas

It seemed like people in the audience were like:

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How does babysitting someone make you realize white privilege at the age of 11?

Watch Hillary Clinton’s full answer below:

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