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My Friend Named Fear


Mireille (Me-Ray-Ye) Abigail Roman is a first generation mujer from National City, CA. She writes first hand about the challenges that have come her way while she learns how to build her future from scratch: no hand outs, no instruction manual, just sheer will power from her ancestors.

Mireille studies at Humboldt State University where she is hoping to double major in English and CRGS. She is part of a Legacy, a multicultural sisterhood on campus, and serves as their secretary. She uses her knowledge to influence her writing, activism, and community in order to create a place for better humans. Follow her blog on Instagram @herurbanopportunist and @hothead.incognito

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