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Chicana Trumps the Trump with Open Letter

Like thousands of Latinos, 28-year-old Adriana Almanza was taken aback by Donald Trump’s racial slurs during his speech announcing he was running for president of the United States.

Almanza responded to Trump with a touching open letter on Facebook.

Credit: Adriana Almanza / Facebook 

The Masters graduate living in Michigan introduced Trump to her father, refuting his allegations that Mexico sends drug dealers, criminals and rapists.

Dear Mr. Donald Trump,

I’d like to take a minute to introduce you to my father, Raul Almanza. As you so eloquently put it, he is one of the many that Mexico “sends” to this country.

Yesterday, I turned 28 years old and I was blessed to have had the opportunity to share my special day with my dad as it was Father’s Day, as well. In fact, yesterday wasn’t about me at all.. It was about him. Let me tell you why.

She got real…

Then, she took her argument home…

Ora Raul ? ? #MuyGuapoMiApa #PuroGuanajuato

A photo posted by Adriana Almanza, M.Ed (@adriana.gto) on

People were moved by her letter, lots of people.

Others were inspired to share their parents’ stories too, like Michelle Sanchez:

Credit: Michelle Sanchez / Facebook

And Tara Flores:

Credit: Adriana Almanza / Facebook

And Maria Gomez:

Credit: Adriana Almanza / Facebook

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