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Launch Into It by Alexa Monroy

Global Health Corps

Three months ago, when I started my fellowship, I was surprised that the main language spoken at the IDB is Spanish. It’s as if a little piece of Latin America has been transplanted right into the middle of DC. This was a welcome surprise, since I hadn’t worked in a Spanish-speaking setting since high school and I had forgotten how comfortable it felt. It struck me that sharing a language can sometimes be enough to feel at home.

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