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Profile of Garifuna-American Student MARVIN FIGUEROA Studying Education at Harvard University

Garifuna-American Education Student MARVIN FIGUEROA

Copyright 2010 by Teofilo Colon Jr.  All Rights Reserved.

Wednesday or Thursday this article was brought to my attention by Jamie V. Arauz Arriola.  Special seremein (“Thank You” in Garifuna) goes to her.  I think readers of BEING GARIFUNA will gain much from this article.

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  1. Nixon R. Arauz
    July 16, 2010 at 6:49 pm

    Bien echo marvin!

    • July 16, 2010 at 8:04 pm

      Thanks so much for writing on Marvin Figueroa Studying Education at Harvard University, NIXON R. ARAUZ!

      –Tio Teo

  2. Jamie Arauz
    July 16, 2010 at 7:45 pm

    I am so proud of my little cousin hope that many honduran youth start to take advantage of all the opportunities that the US has to offer us because many of our parents struggled just get us the things we need!

    • July 16, 2010 at 8:05 pm

      Thanks so much for writing about Marvin Figueroa studying Education at Harvard, JAMIE ARAUZ!

      –Tio Teo

  3. kika Alvarez
    July 17, 2010 at 12:49 am

    Asi es primo, llebando ese nombre en alto como nuestros abuelos kerian, gracias por ser uno d nuestros orgullos.

    • July 17, 2010 at 2:23 am

      Gracias por escribir aqui, KIKA ALVAREZ!

      –Tio Teo

  4. Isidra Sabio
    July 17, 2010 at 11:33 am

    Thank u for sharing these positive stories, it’s not uncommon to have smart and successful Garifunas doing great things, but we rarely hear about them!!

    Thank u again

    • July 17, 2010 at 2:39 pm

      Thanks so much for writing about Garifuna Harvard Student Marvin Figueroa, ISIDRA SABIO!

      –Tio Teo

  5. Marvin B. Figueroa
    August 31, 2010 at 12:38 pm

    Teofilo,

    This posting just came to my attention, and I am humbled by your decision to feature me in your blog. I also want to thank everyone who took the time to the read the article, with special gratitude to those who posted a message.

    As a person who has been blessed with so much, I aspire to uplift my community; I hope that in some small way my accomplishments up to this point motivate others to do the same.

    Yours in appreciation,

    Figueroa

    • August 31, 2010 at 12:42 pm

      Thanks for writing, Marvin! Part of what BEING GARIFUNA is committed to doing is highlighting the accomplishments of Garifuna-Americans across the country. I hope that we can continue to do so. Feel free to forward any other positive news on your accomplishments here, Marvin.

      Also, continue reading BEING GARIFUNA if you have the time.

      Mabriga,
      Teofilo

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