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11 Things You Hear because You’re Latino and Can’t Handle Your Liquor

It’s like, por favor paren!

 1. Are you sure you’re Latino? giphy-16

2. You’re reminded of stupid sh*t you did the time before.

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3. You’re always under surveillance.

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4. They hand you the light stuff.

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5. They take commemorative portraits.

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6. You get stood up.

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7. You become the official DD.

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You become the group’s designated driver for all occasions involving alcohol, practically all occasions. Such an honor.

8. They schedule an intervention.

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9. Or resort to 420.

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10. Non-stop shade. Every time you see family.

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11. They baptize you with a new nickname like La Barfy.

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What do you tell your cousins when they get too out of hand? Hit that share button and remind them. 

His Parents Gave Him A Dream Come True With His Very Own Costco Birthday Party And We Have Serious FOMO

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His Parents Gave Him A Dream Come True With His Very Own Costco Birthday Party And We Have Serious FOMO

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We all know the wonders of Costco. Everything you might ever need is available in mass. Who doesn’t love buying three gallons of salsa and pounds of tortilla chips? Well, one little boy named Armando took it to the next level by hosting a birthday party at the Costco in Norwalk, California. The Costco location closed its food court to host the little man’s special birthday. This is one of the greatest things you will see on the internet today and you’re welcome.

Armando knew that his fourth birthday could only take place at one place: Costco.

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Like, OMG! How did we not get invited to this party? So many people have memories of wandering around Costco with mami y papi for hours. Obviously, the best part of the trips was always free samples everywhere.

Of course, he had his own Costco employee outfit because, duh.

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Legit, this is the greatest Halloween costume in case you need some inspo. Everyone will recognize you and Costco fans will love it. If you have any costume contests coming up, give this a try.

Every party guest got a very special name tag.

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It is important to pay attention to details and this family spared no expense when it came to celebrating their little man’s special day.

The party included some fun and challenging activities, like guessing the price of items in Costco.

A true test of knowledge and appreciation. Who thinks they would be able to win this game? Costco is one of the greatest establishments for Latino families. We know we all have big families and Costco has been a lifesaver for us.

Of course, there was a piñata.

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Broke my custom @costco piñata 🙌🏼

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That’s right. They bought Armando a custom Costco piñata and we are all screaming. What a treasure for this boy. And, tbh, this family seems a lot nicer about letting him hit the piñata than ours were.

Just look at how happy all of the party guests are celebrating at Costco.

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Looks like the conga line is still a thing, folks. No matter how long it’s been since we had a birthday party like this, the conga line will never die.

Now, Armando is not a fair-weather Costco fan.

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His Instagram account is named after his love for the chain store. He clearly likes to spend time at his local Costco and his love for the store is something we can all relate to.

Like, he would clearly make it home if he could.

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Literally, same. There is nothing you can’t find at Costco and this little one is already years ahead of his peers with his appreciation of the bulk store.

Happy birthday, Armando!

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This is one birthday party everyone should be talking about.

READ: An Instagram Influencer And Actress Threw A Mexican-Themed Birthday For Her Daughter And Her Fans Are Divided

Rep. Ocasio-Cortez Is Back To Serving Drinks In NYC, But She Still Has Her Job In DC

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Rep. Ocasio-Cortez Is Back To Serving Drinks In NYC, But She Still Has Her Job In DC

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One of the most poignant moments in the Netflix documentary “Knock Down The House,” is when the director showed Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez tending bar. While many know her success story, a New York City girl who worked as a bartender and ran for Congress, we had never seen her doing the work until that documentary came out.

Seeing her behind the bar, getting ice from the basement, working as many people do, was a critical moment.

Here’s a real person who was serving people behind the bar, and is now serving the entire country from Capitol Hill. Now she’s back at it again…sort of.

Rep. Ocasio-Cortez is going back to do the job she used to, but this time it’s for a good cause.

The New York Daily News is reporting that Rep. Ocasio-Cortez will be tending bar to bring attention to the federal Raise the Wage Act. She will be working at a restaurant bar in the Bronx, though organizers have not disclosed the location.

Democrats introduced the Raise the Wage Act in January, mainly by Sen. Bernie Sanders. According to Sen. Sanders’ website, “The bill would gradually raise the minimum wage to $15 by 2024, index future minimum wage increases to median wage growth and ensure all workers are paid at least the full federal minimum wage by phasing out the subminimum wages for tipped workers, youth workers, and workers with disabilities.”

Aside from serving drinks, Rep. Ocasio-Cortez will also be waiting on tables.

“We’re very grateful for our partnership with Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, who fully understands the struggles of these workers,” Saru Jayaraman, co-founder, and president of Restaurant Opportunities who is organizing this event told the publication. “As a former tipped worker, Rep. Ocasio-Cortez can shed light on the importance of One Fair Wage to lift up these workers and their families.”

Click here for more information on Raise the Wage Act, and to find out where you can get served by Rep. Ocasio-Cortez follow @rocunited who will be disclosing the location information soon.