Sitting up straight, and other things Nana taught me

Nana Rafaela, with a family friend, doing what she loved to do — sing.

I loved many things about Nana, and on the top of the list is how often she said “enderezate.” It meant something to her. When you are too poor to buy fancy gifts, you pass along essential virtues — like sitting up straight.

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