Maria Jimenez's Twice A Minority

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In Maria Jimenez narrative, entitled "Twice a Minority", she truly is a double minority. Her Latin heritage establishes her as a minority in the United States, while her being a woman in the armed forces also makes her a minority. By being both of these together she is, as she says in her title, twice a minority; however, she also claims that being a minority in two different ways has taught her knew lessons, especially when it came to raising her children, who themselves, are minorities. Even though Maria Jimenez, by being an Hispanic woman in the armed forces, is twice a minority, she is able to discover and utilize her experiences in the country to benefit her children and those around her. Therefore, she is able to find a positive in something