We're not like everyone else. We don't dress fashionable, we're not into fashion, or into the hipster scene. We're just different and obviously she's Caucasian and I’m Hispanic and when people look at us and they see us completely different.
I also have two kids that are Caucasian and they are her kids and I have my daughter, obviously Mexican so when we come together we do get the stares and with our tattoos. They look at our kids, we let them body pierce their faces. Our oldest boy who just turned 18 wanted his first tattoo and we took him and he got his first tattoo. Nowadays people see that as a taboo, like how can you take your kid to get a tattoo. We never tell our kids how to dress.
When people see us, they think we are thugs, or gangsters. My kids have been asked, is your dad a cholo? No I'm a plumber, I own my own business. She works for a big company.
We try to teach our kids that different isn't bad. We don't let our kids judge other people for their appearance. Never judge a book by its cover, we often are judged. Don't be afraid to be different.
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