Oh, I thought you were Hispanic

cbuCourtney Martin,
Moreno Valley, CA.

My grandfather was pure Hispanic. He passed away before my first birthday. I moved to Hawaii when I was 6 months old. When I was 26 I moved to California with my husband and our 2 kids. I have never been called Hispanic or even been thought to have been associated with being Hispanic. When I tell people all the time that I am from Hawaii they always say.. Your not Hispanic… Yes I am Hispanic but I never got to know my Hispanic heritage. What is Hispanic supposed to look like? I am also Japanese and French but no one picks up on that.. I guess I just “look” Hispanic… Shout out to CBU-HIS311 online!!!


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