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Although every family undergoes specific trials and tribulations the Sanchez family from the movie Mi Familia went through personal experiences that set them apart from any other family These experiences are what made them the close-knit family unit that we saw in the movie Families that have immigrated from other countries to the United States in this case Mexico face a great deal of pressure to hold on to their ethnic background This is a very difficult country to live in as a normal citizen let alone an immigrant who can speak English in limited amounts The problem but at the same time the wonderful thing about the United States is that it is a melting pot of different cultures So the question at hand is How does one maintain their ethnicity through every other culture The Sanchez family was a prime example of a how a family as a whole foreign to this country was able to carry on their Mexican heritage throughout the good times and bad Being eighteen years old and living in the Unites States all of my life I cannot attest from personal experience on what it feels like to be different in this country I am not foreign to this country and I never will be That is the truth and I cannot change that I have always been looked at as the norm of society just a regular plain White male But what if the situation were reversed What if I was an immigrant coming to the United States in search of opportunity and the green that Americans care so much about What if I had to provide shelter and food for my family What would I do if I were being discriminated against just because of the color of my skin Would I conform to the ways of that society or would I keep to the old instilled values that I learned as a boy Frankly I
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