From the Other Side Blog

The personal journal of storyteller + public scholar + culture architect Julián Esteban Torres López on all things from the Other side.

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    High School Yearbook

    Just found my senior year high school yearbook. Out of the entire faculty, I only had three sign my yearbook: my Law and Ethics class teacher (I got honored with the law award during the graduation awards reception), my Librarian, and my Woman as Hero teacher (I was the only boy in the class). Apparently, books and social justice have been deeply rooted in my being for a long time. Though high school for me was very traumatic, I am forever grateful to have had the opportunity to have had at least these three faculty (and a couple more who didn’t sign my yearbook) who really inspired me, opened up…