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Essay 1: The Day I Became an <br>American [#52essays2017]

Essay 1: The Day I Became an
American [#52essays2017]

This essay is part of the #52essays2017 series focusing on my memoir, Moscow Chica: How Growing Up in Cuba and Russia Made Me an American. For more, please follow this publication and subscribe to my newsletter. My grandfather shook me awake suddenly. My eyes slowly opened, feeling groggy and tired from our overnight flight. It