He was abandoned by his parents. He uses his childhood experiences for his stand-up comedy and he helps the community around him. Lopez uses perseverance, passion and effort to overcome a lot of obstacles in his life. To start off with, George Lopez used perseverance to overcome his childhood.
The United States’ fastest growing ethnic group, Hispanic Americans, have made grand achievements in developing the state of Florida. Through times of discrimination and hardship, it is immensely important to recognize the accomplishments that these individuals have attained. Mel Martinez is a Cuban-Floridian who not only used his political success to fight for the rights of Hispanic Americans, but overcame tremendous obstacles in his homeland, therefore serving as a role model for Hispanic/Latino American youth. First of all, Martinez had overcome a great deal of hardship from his homeland before he had any career in politics. Born in Sagua La Grande, Cuba in 1946, he was forced to flee to America alone in 1962 due to violence in
Gabriel knew that he would face obstacles in his early age due to his weight; one obstacle was bullying. To keep him from being down all the time, in the year of 1997, he started doing stand-up comedy at local bars that referred to him being Latino, heavy set, and living off of Section 8. Gabriel has been performing for 18
On the other hand, American families like my Irish side of the family; the kids sort of have less parental authority, more freedom. I experienced both the American culture and the Mexican culture. There were many differences in the two sides of my family, half an American oriented family, and half a Mexican oriented family. The final influence of the Hispanic culture in my life, is the place I lived, El Paso its self. El Paso is truly a Mexican-American environment.
He was considered part of the group of being latino because he grew up around latino and learn the customs and culture they considered him family and also latino. This play was great it had many events that I could connect to my life. Lin Manuel Miranda really capture latinidad in his play In the Heights and what latinos in general go through of finding home, were they really belong not knowing that home was right in front of them. It also show the struggles that many latinos go through when arriving to this country or when not having enough to continue an education but the family make sacrifices that could later pay of in life. It also show how your neighbor can become your family and how everyone know each other and it a community that go through struggle but in the end they all have each other.
He was one of many of the immigrants that lived there. The challenge of going into a new territory without family or people of the same ethnicity can be intimidating and so many immigrants migrate into ethnic enclaves or place where there family is nearby. This can reinforce culture and make the transition into new land more comforting. The Hmong refugees settled into America in a manner where they are supportive of their own ethnicity and they built a community of Hmong in America to help other Hmong settle into America (Vang 2010:57). Contrary to how the Hmong settled into America, Mario settled away from people of his ethnicity and family and so adapting to the new surroundings was difficult at first but with little ties to his culture from Bolivia it made it easier for him to assimilate into a new culture.
And of course he has the star on the walk of the fame in Hollywood. well for me Mario Moreno was an awesome person, I think he was those kind of people that always want to help people because he was poor and he did suffer so he used to help people its why when he retired he help a lot of Childs that were poor and those who leave on the streets and he bring help too orphans and churches. Cantinflas was a comedian but he was a like a character so that people that leave in other parts of the world just see that real meaning of Mexico that is comedy, charisma and just super fun
Growing up in a hispanic family directly affected the environment I was exposed to. Everyone around me always greatly emphasized the importance of family, being humble, and being generous.. My teachers, friends, family, and loved ones majorly impacted me and shaped me into who I am today. When one is brought up in a small town, a lot like the one I was brought up in, one is destined to typically be exposed to the same type of people as long as you live in that certain town. Everyone in my small hometown usually had a background story like the one my parents have, therefore, they also usually had a lot of the same morals and values my parents held high and taught me.
Many audiences of stand up comedy enjoy hearing their favorite comedian entertain them. But what would one think when a comedian cracks a joke about a sensitive topic, for example, a tragedy that affected hundreds of people. Some may argue that, comedians are not supposed to overstep the boundary of controversial jokes. These controversial jokes are linked with political correctness—which is used to describe language, policies, and measures that are taken to avoid offense to certain groups of people. Comedians are not compelled to restrain from controversial topics due to the topic not being sugar-coated, the higher level of contemplation that the joke can reach, and the job of the comedian—to make the current issue manageable.