I Didn’t Believe My Mami When She Told Me I’d Regret Not Going To Prom — But It’s 10 Years Later And She Was Right

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Ten years ago, I was a senior in high school. My acceptance letter from St. John’s University already came in, so I knew I had to make the best of my last days in Orlando before moving up to New York to study journalism.

I did.

With my closest friends, I spent weeknights at Nas and Paramore concerts and weekends at Ryan Sheckler skate events and perreo parties. I was, and remain, a pretty versatile gal.

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