This collection of photos describes the transition to life in America for a 13-year-old Mexican girl. 

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Seira: Folk Dancer | Periscope
Seira: Folk Dancer | Periscope

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Seira and her family moved to South Carolina from Mexico four years ago. She left behind many friends and family members. At 13 years old, she realized that it would be a challenge to adjust to her...
Seira: Folk Dancer | Periscope
Seira: Folk Dancer | Periscope

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Seira has made many new friends and has adjusted well to her new home in South Carolina, but she misses the people and culture of Mexico. She introduces her new friends to her Hispanic heritage by...
Seira Came from Veracruz, Mexico | Periscope
Seira Came from Veracruz, Mexico | Periscope

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Seira moved to South Carolina from the state of Veracruz, Mexico. In Veracruz, she developed an interest in music and art at a very young age. Her parents encouraged her to take piano and art lessons...
Celebrating the Culture of Mexico | Periscope
Celebrating the Culture of Mexico | Periscope

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Folk dancing is a source of national pride in Mexico. For Seira, folk dancing represents a part of her Hispanic heritage that she believes her new friends in South Carolina will enjoy and learn from...