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Fair Or Foul: Man Becomes Upset People Are Speaking Spanish Threatens To Call ‘ICE’

#Frontliners are you ready because we’ve got another one?

Now, I know we are just starting to come off of Dr. Jennifer Schulte who was the white woman that called 911 on a black family barbecuing in an Oakland, California park but ignorance seems to be in abundance this week.

This one takes place in NYC and this man is pissed people are speaking Spanish at a restaurant. He even threatens to call immigration but get this… he is an attorney.  Continue reading Fair Or Foul: Man Becomes Upset People Are Speaking Spanish Threatens To Call ‘ICE’

Georgia Teen Wakes From Coma Speaking Spanish

Ruben Nsemoh
Ruben Nsemoh

Talk about a curse and a blessing! I came across a news story this morning that is amazing for two reasons. The Georgia teen who was injured is expected to be okay after a three day coma and he now speaks fluent Spanish.

16 year old, Rueben Nsemoh, suffered a life threatening head injury after being kicked in the head diving for a loose ball during a soccer game by another player.

Rueben was airlifted to the hospital where he spent a few days in the intensive care unit in a coma. He woke up after three days speaking fluent Spanish saying “Tengo hambre” which means “I’m hungry.” When Rueben tried to speak english he began having seizures.

Rueben told TIME magazine he had only known a few words and “It started flowing out,” he said “I felt like it was like second nature for me.”

Doctors say it’s not uncommon for something like this to happen.

To read more click Time.com