The Mexican succumbs very easily to sentimental effusions, and therefore he shuns them.
Much of what we now consider to be problems concerning immigration and assimilation really concern Mexican immigration and assimilation.
My mother was a great storyteller and a great historian in her own way. She only made it to third grade. She came from Mexico City at the tail end of the Mexican Revolution and that kind of turmoil and chaos and frenzy and also excitement.