By Carmen Poon
Long before the ubiquitous (don’t you love that word?) presence of Facebook on the internet, I remember a joke email making its way around inboxes entitled: “You Know that You Are Latino When...” One of the points was “You know that you are Latino when people tell you to stop yelling and you’re just talking.” I laughed heartily at the joke, because this reflected my experience growing up in Canada. Despite not having a drop of Latino blood in my family and having very quiet parents and grandparents I was born LOUD. Yep, I am . . .