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‘Gentefied’ Is for All the Latinx Kids Who Never Fit In

I’m a Brown woman adopted by a White family — and the new Netflix show helped me realize I am Latina enough

Photo: Kevin Estrada/NETFLIX

WWhen I first heard about the Netflix show Gentefied, a bilingual comedy produced by America Ferrera of Ugly Betty fame, I clicked that Add button so fast I almost dropped my phone.

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Melissa Guida-Richards

Melissa Guida-Richards

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Author, TRA adoptee, & podcaster. | WHAT WHITE PARENTS SHOULD KNOW ABOUT TRANSRACIAL ADOPTION, available for preorder! | http://www.adopteethoughts.com/my-book/