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  1. Erika Clark says:

    Every summer, Eric visits his Puerto Rican grandmother in Spanish Harlem. Listening to conga beats infused in Salsa records, Eric learns to build a love and appreciate for Salsa music. With one hand over the hear and two-stepping side to side to a blend of African, Latin, and Jazz rhythms, Eric realizes the purpose behind the song his grandmother loves so much. The author shares a simple story that builds a bridge between the cultural practices that are specifically found in El Barrio and memories about family and their motherland that many Latinos leave behind once entering the U.S.

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