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Teachers Try To Americanize A Mexican Child's Name And Get A Hilarious Result (To Us, At Least)

Back in "simpler times", Americans often Anglicized (made more English-sounding) the names of Mexican children. A little boy named Juan would have his name changed to John, for example. Ramón "Chunky" Sanchez recounts a time his teachers had a little trouble renaming the new kid.

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