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Karla Saavedra, 17, moved to Brooklyn's Bushwick neighborhood from Mexico two years ago.

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Karla Saavedra, 17, moved to Brooklyn's Bushwick neighborhood from Mexico two years ago.

She's struggling with English, but nonetheless tells this story about her difficulties and adventures as a Spanish speaker in New York through interviews with her principal, English teacher, friends, and mom.

English was produced by Saavedra for WNYC's Radio Rookies.


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WNYC's Radio Rookies

Radio Rookies is a New York Public Radio initiative that provides teenagers with the tools and training to create radio stories about themselves, their communities and their world.


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