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“At school my name sounds funny as if the syllables were made out of tin and hurt the roof of your mouth. But in Spanish my name is made out of a softer something, like silver . . .” ~ Sandra Cisneros, from The House on Mango Street
“They say I’m a bitch. Or witch. I’ve claimed the same and never winced.” ~ Sandra Cisneros, from “Loose Woman” Tuesday afternoon, cloudy, 81 degrees. I awoke this morning t…