You Can Do Anything: New Orleans to Texas

Updated: Jan 18

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The other day, I spoke to my dad about our move to Texas and learned something new. The year I was born, my parents decided to move out of the St. Bernard Projects in New Orleans, Louisiana. In the late 80s, low socioeconomic neighbor”hoods” started experiencing an increase in violence and drug activity while seeing a decrease in resources. So my father moved to Irving, Texas where he secured multiple jobs to save up money for us to follow.

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On January 1, 1990, my mommy, sister, cousin, and myself joined my dad in Texas where he