Grandma didn’t let dad speak Spanish

early90swickhamsAllen Nunez Wickham
Molalla, OR

I remember being asked by my mom at 5 years old if I wanted to learn Spanish., and replying that I didn’t want to. Only later did I realize later that people actually grew up speaking Spanish and English, and my dad’s inability to speak Spanish has greatly impacted my life.

Featured on NPR’s Morning Edition Segment: Living in Two Worlds but with Just One Language

http://www.npr.org/2013/05/23/185839159/living-in-two-worlds-but-with-just-one-language

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