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Jessica LopezCultural AssessmentFor this assignment, I interviewed my mother, E.C.M.The following is a summarization of myassessment:Time in communityE.C.M has lived in Brownsville for 30 years, so she has developed a lot of friendships andacquaintances. She loves to be involved in the things the community has to offer. She takes pridein Brownsville.Language spoken at home and in the communityE.C.M speaks mainly Spanish in the home and in the community. She understands English and isable to communicate and converse in the English language, but she prefers to speak her nativelanguage.Health beliefsImpact of crisis eventsIn times of crisis, E.C.M. holds everyone down. Although she panics, she tries to remain calmand not show that she is fearful. She turns to God for comfort and protection.Holidays and special eventsHolidays/special events give families the opportunity to gather together. It is common for aHispanic household to have gatherings even when there is nothing to celebrate. However, in thisculture, we tend to go all out for holidays/special events such as birthdays. We play music, makefood, and talk with one another until everyone is tired.

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