Her father is Mexican American and her mother is of Dutch and French descent.
It's about a Mexican-American protagonist living in L.A. -- I got to write about my city and my culture.
She is named after the late Mexican-American singer Selena, who was murdered at the young age of 23.
Mexican-American men and women and African-American males have a higher incidence of hypertension.
Both LDL and HDL levels are higher in non-Hispanic black children than in non-Hispanic whites and Mexican-American children.
It also is more frequent and severe in African-American and Mexican-American adults and children than in white Americans.
The Treaty of Hidalgo in the year of 1848 marked the end of the Mexican-American War and ceded possession of the territory to the United States.
A U.S. commander, John Drake Sloat, took over the fort in 1846, in the midst of the Mexican-American War.
In more urban areas, the Chupacabra in Texas has taken on the role of scary monster in the closet - the Mexican-American equivalent of the boogeyman - that keeps children on their best behavior.
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