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Cultural Identity and the Struggle to Belong: A Journey of Love, Trauma, and Acceptance

Through battling family and generational norms, cultural expectations, and societal pressures, Javier shares his experience of hiding his true identity to meet the expectations he felt from those around him. Javi was tormented and harassed which further reinforced the need to suppress who he really was. He turned to substances to cope and experienced layers…

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