We All have that Family Member that Treats His Car Like a Second Home
Latinos are obsessed with their cars and they go to extremes to prove it…
I mean, Latinos LOVE their cars…
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Like, really love our cars.
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Yeah…some times it gets a bit weird.
We love them so much that as soon as we get one, our interior decorator comes out.
Sarapes give it that touch of color and culture.
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And they’ll keep it warm on those cold nights.
Rearview mirror? More like built in rosary holder, mi amigo.
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And you can also give it a tiny sombrero to wear.
We buy it gifts to make it feel good and look good.
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Sure, you can bring flowers to the house, but the car is totally more appreciative.
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No Latino car is complete without La Virgen to bless it.
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Don’t think of it as a car; think of it as a vessel for your soul.
You have to add flags. How else will people know you’re Boricua?
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It might be a Nissan, but she is proud of where she came from, okay?
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Some times we dress it up for those extra festive occasions.
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But only on holidays. We aren’t crazy.
Safety and laws take a back seat to the photos of our loved ones.
Police Officer: Do you know how fast you were going?
Me: Well, I didn’t see the needle pass Albertito’s photo so it has to be under 50.
When we run out of room for photos, we just paint our loved ones on the car.
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Because we want everyone to know how much we love them.
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Be honest, how many of your tíos have a car just like this? Share the story with your friends so they can all see how much we care for our cars.
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