The Forbidden Word
In 2000, after an itinerant life with his mother in Peru, Colombia, Bolivia, and Argentina, Reza Salazar landed in the Carolinas. As he struggled to adapt and learn the customs of his new home, there was one word his new friends told him he could never, ever say.
This story contains explicit language.
Daniel Alarcón presented “The Forbidden Word” in English on Latino USA. Listen at LatinoUSA.org