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even in the first few days of summer school i’ve been impressed by just intelligent children are. they are so perceptive and can see right through any bullshit. One girl said to me the other day:

your hair is dark there (pointing to my roots).

yes. super observant. and aren’t ashamed to say what they notice.

And while sitting in the lunchroom with some of the kids, and after explaining what I was eating for lunch (because they asked me): qinqoa and vegetables and spinach, and going into this long explanation about how important eating healthy is and it’s so good to eat vegetables, and talking about popeye and how he eats so much spinach, and thinking that i’m giving them this great impromptu lesson, and one girl says

para estar flaca? (to be skinny?)

and basically called me out on my bullshit.

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