Why First-Generation Latinos Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff

First-Generation Latinos Do Right by Their Parents

It’s hard enough to get out of bed on Monday morning. We go to work or school and complain about how much mornings suck. But for these students, the morning struggle is anything but because they know it’s nothing compared to what their parents endured to give them a better life. Their parents gave up their entire life, crossed borders and worked hard for an opportunity at something better. Watch what these students are doing to make sure this opportunity and their parents’ sacrifices don’t go to waste.

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mitú challenges you to share your own story in a social media post, a meme, or any way you feel most comfortable, and post it on your favorite social channel using #WeAreAmerica. Together, we will create a beautiful portrait of what it means to be Latino in the US.

What are you doing to do right by your parents? Hit that share button below and let the world know how thankful you are for what they’ve done for you you.