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Fear: The Oldest Form of Latino Discipline

Fear is, undoubtedly, the oldest and most effective form of control for Latino parents…and they were very well aware of this. They made sure our childhood was full of macabre myths that would keep us away from any modestly fun thing. Here’s what they scared us with…

El Chamuco

Coco

Robachicos

CREDIT: FINNEGAN HARRIES/ TUMBLR

Every time your mom took you shopping you stayed glued to her out of fear of being kidnapped.

La Llorona

La mano peluda

Chupacabras

El Hombre con la Bolsa

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