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Teaching Children Cultural and Racial Pride

For generations, immigrant parents in this country have taught their children to love their roots. They have passed down their language, their values, their beliefs, and traditions to their children with the same love they were passed down to them.

In this video, AAP Pediatrician Edith Bracho-Sanchez, MD, FAAP, offers advice to parents about the importance of teaching children to honor differences in others, and to celebrate the way in which we all contribute to American society.


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About Dr. Bracho Sánchez:

Edith Bracho Sánchez, MD, is a pediatric resident in Philadelphia. She was born and raised in Caracas, Venezuela and obtained her medical degree from New York University. Dr. Bracho Sánchez is a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics Section on Med-Peds (SOMP) and Section on Pediatric Trainees (SOPT). She credits her wonderful parents for motivating her and supporting her arrival to the United States. Follow her on Twitter @DoctoraEdith.

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