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Here’s The Embarrassing Truth Behind Looking Young

It’s been scientifically proven that Latinos age slower. And if you’re one of those people who have a baby face, then you understand there’s a curse to this blessing. From bouncers checking your ID up to four times, to cops stopping you because they think you’re a minor – it’s a real hassle and here’s what people on twitter and Facebook had to say about it:

First off, people don’t take you seriously because they look at you as just a kid.

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And it sucks even more if you’re super mature for your age.

Your coworkers think it’s sweet to treat you like a baby just because you look like a baby…but it’s SO annoying.

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Seriously? “Working elf”? ?

Even if you’re in your work uniform, some people just can’t believe you’re over 15 years old.

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? No. Not a girl scout.

It’s almost impossible to get respect on the job when you look this young.

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It’s not easy having smooth silky skin.

And you constantly get judged based on how old people think you are.


And if you and your mom look about the same age, it’s common for the two of you to get confused as sisters:

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Mom in purple dress on left, daughter in black dress on right.

Babyfaced Jessica told mitú, “All of my friends from high school would think my mom was my sister. When she would volunteer at my school all of my guy friends would ask me about her, trying to make flirtatious comments about her without knowing that she was my MOM. Like no she’s not my sister and no I’m not giving her your number! It was so annoying.”

Most commonly, you probably get I.D.’d a dozen times when it comes to purchasing alcohol.

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Super young looking Wendy told mitú, “True story, a cop at Disney California Adventure followed me to ask for I.D. because I had a drink in my hand…a DISNEYLAND COP.” ?

To make matters worse, security guards at bars think that your I.D. is fake.

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And then there’s that awkward suspicious look that the security guard gives you while they check your I.D. card, making you feel guilty as if your I.D. was actually fake… Even though you’re older.

And if you thought bouncers at the club were bad, you haven’t been carded by mall cops.


Dayum, even when you’re nine years older.

It’s almost as if looking young is a crime.

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“13 year old giant.” ?

Even traveling becomes a hassle because of your youthful glow.


Maybe it would be better if you just glued your I.D. card onto your forehead.

At restaurants, waiters accidentally give you the kid’s menu.

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Yes, with crayons and all.

And at buffet restaurants, you’re always considered a “child.”


Which is a good thing because children get to eat at a cheaper price at buffets.

I guess the plus side of passing as a child is getting discounts or not having to pay at all. ?

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If only that was the case at Disneyland. ?

Since everyone thinks you’re still a student, you get to take advantage of all student discounts.


Places like the movie theaters, ice skating rinks, restaurants and theme parks, all offer some pretty neat student discounts.

And when it comes to family parties, you won’t have to worry about being “too old” to hit the piñata.?

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Which is actually super fun.

No matter how old you get… Lol

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90 years old? Nahhhh, more like 19. ?


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A Viral Video Of A Family Performing Banda In The Kitchen Is One Of The Best Thanksgiving Videos

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A Viral Video Of A Family Performing Banda In The Kitchen Is One Of The Best Thanksgiving Videos

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The best (and maybe worst) part of the holiday season is spending time with extended family members. It’s not every day you get to see all of your primos, tías, and tíos. Even when there’s drama, you know it’s going to be a good time. Once the booze starts flowing and the comedera starts, a simple dinner becomes a party fast. If you need proof of what I’m talking about, please meet the Prado Family, who took Thanksgiving to the next level and caught it all on camera.

On Thanksgiving, the Prado Family met up to celebrate the holiday, and they recorded themselves lipsyncing to a ranchera song.

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Each family member is playing pretend instruments, from a tortilla drum set to a little boy holding up a mixing bowl pretending it’s a tuba, tequila bottles as horns, an empty water gallons as guitars.  Even the cousins that don’t have instruments played a role in the video as audience members were holding up their cell phones capturing the magical moment.

Shedcci Elisa Prado tweeted the faux music video, and so far, it has been retweeted more than 100,000 and liked almost 600,000. Is that a viral tweet record?

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As soon as the tweet hit social media, the video blew up. Everyone was sharing it and tweeting how much the Prado family reminded them of their own family, or how they wished they could be a part of the Prado family. The video completely encapsulates what the holidays are all about, and more so, the beautiful memories Latino families make when they’re together. 

The funniest thing about how many times this video has been shared is seeing all of the hilarious things people are pointing out about the video. There are so many little things here and there, for example, the drummer is legit the best part, right?

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She really got into her role as the drummer. Her hair is all over the place, and she’s really banging the hell out of those tortillas. That is some next-level commitment.

Wait, the best person in the video has to be the little boy holding the bowl. 

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He’s so in character that we can’t tell if he is falling asleep or is legit following instructions. They probably told him, don’t move and just hold this bowl. He is so cute. Honestly, one of the greatest tubas ever to play.

Now, when the singer begins his part, we could not help but notice all those damn shoes in the back. 

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Is that a Foot Locker in the backroom, or what the hell is going on? There are so many shoe boxes in that room we can’t help but wonder if the Prado family also sells shoes. 

Also, upon further inspection, we couldn’t help but notice that the neighbor is spying on the Prado family. Everybody wants in on this family!

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We, too, can’t help but wish we were part of the Prado family. They’re just having so much fun. While he seems like a peeping neighbor, he is a family member so that’s a good thing.

The tweet made the Prado family so famous that they now have their own Instagram account. 

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You know you love to see it. If you aren’t following @PradoCousins yet, what are you doing with your life? They are delivering the kind of content that made the Twitter famous over the holiday weekend.

Now, please excuse us for being naive on this one, but could this be true? It looks like the viral tweet already landed the Prado family a legit gig.

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Banda Familia Prado — yes, their band name — probably (maybe not) will be performing at the El Agave Night Club in Farmersville, California, on Dec. 7. We’re already booking the next flight out to Fresno. 

But for reals, if you want to show your love to the Prado family, visit their ice cream shop in Boyle Heights.

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“The lead singer and the one with the tequila bottle own this shop!” Shedcci tweeted about her cousin’s dessert shop, La Michoacana, in Boyle Heights. 

If we had to pick the best response to this viral tweet, it has to be this one.

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Yes, we all want to be part of the Prado family, but this lady is straight up looking for some action. Good thing she was set straight. Lady, he is married. Move on. 

We can’t wait to see what other gems the Prado family delivers because Christmas is just around the corner. You cannot leave your fans waiting.

Watch the full performance below!

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#OKBoomer Is The Hashtag Millennials Are Using To Let Baby Boomers Know Their Opinions Aren’t Wanted

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#OKBoomer Is The Hashtag Millennials Are Using To Let Baby Boomers Know Their Opinions Aren’t Wanted

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This country — already divided between liberals and conservatives — is now enduring another division, but this time it’s a generational thing. Young people, who typically get the brunt of being a scapegoat, are calling foul against older people who never get tired of life-splaining. This type of separation is nothing new, the only difference with generational venting is that we now have the internet to help us shout it out from the rooftops. Thanks to memes, TikTok, and hashtags, each message whether valid or not gets punctured into the cultural-sphere and lives there for a week or so and then hibernates until the next internet phenomenon. This week the Boomers are to blame for our societies woes — sort of. 

Before we explain the #OKBoomer hashtag, here’s a breakdown of generational age groups, so you can keep track of the players:

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Here’s where each age group stands. 

  • The Greatest Generation (or GI Generation): Born in 1924 or earlier.
  • The Silent Generation: Born 1925-1945. 
  • Baby Boomers: Born 1946-1964. 
  • Generation X: Born 1965-1976. 
  • Xennials: Born 1977-1984.
  • Millennials: Born 1985-1996.
  • Generation Z: Born 1997-current.

Now back to the drama.

Generation Z has been using the term “Ok Boomer” for a couple of months. Now, the rest of the world has finally caught on thanks to some trendy new merch and Twitter dialogue.

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After discussing the “Ok Boomer” phrase with a Gen Z person in my household, they told me that it’s basically a term that young people are saying in response to old people who think they know better. “It’s like us saying ‘whatever.'”  They added, “we are just making fun of them and everybody.” The sentiment goes a lot deeper than that. 

“The older generations grew up with a certain mindset, and we have a different perspective,” 19-year-old Shannon O’Connor told the New York Times. O’Conner created a very stylish hoodie with the “Ok Boomer” phrase on it, and she sold more than 10,000 sweatshirts. “A lot of them don’t believe in climate change or don’t believe people can get jobs with dyed hair, and a lot of them are stubborn in that view. Teenagers just respond, ‘Ok, boomer.’ It’s like, we’ll prove you wrong, we’re still going to be successful because the world is changing.”

Now some (white) Boomers are getting their panties in a bunch and saying #OkBoomer is like using the N-word. Um… don’t think so, buddy. 

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Yes, “Bob Lonsberry,” a Christian, father, and veteran actually compared “OKBoomer” to the N-word. He just proves some older people need to take a seat and shut up. 

Some have wondered if older Latino people would ever be okay if their kid was flippant enough to dismiss them with that term.

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Latinos on social media said they would never disrespect their elders by saying “OKBoomer” to them. While others shared, Latino Boomers aren’t to blame for today’s societal issues. 

We’re not sure how long “OKBoomer” will last, but just for posterity purposes, here are some of the best #OKBoomer tweets, memes, videos, and songs — there’s a lot out there.

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Where’s the lie?

This little diddy goes to those 65 and older.

It’s pretty catchy and you can dance to it. 

Let’s keep one thing straight: a hashtag isn’t nearly as bad as oppression. 

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Why do Boomers have such thin skin?

Gen Z’ers are bringing up serious issues. 

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This “OKBoomer” trend might seem silly to some, but when you break it down, these young people will be confronted with a new way of life that will be nothing like anyone has ever experienced, including Boomers.

A fight to the death! Or at least a fight on social media. 

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That work of art belongs in the Louvre museum in Paris. 

This Gen Z master should run for president.

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Mr. Trump, now that is what you call a good thread. 

If you’re wondering when and how you can use the “OK Boomer” term and tell off your least favorite old person to be quiet, here’s a near-perfect example

The video above features a white older male telling all of Generation Z that their idea of a utopian world is not possible because it’s not sustainable. Yadda Yadda Yadda, “ok boomer.”

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