Getting Wild: This Latina Finally Gets to Experience the Thrill of the Outdoors

My escape as a young girl growing up in an unhappy household was books. I would return from the library with paper bags filled with books — I kid you not. From my bedroom, I would immerse myself in other worlds, other people’s lives and try to live vicariously through words on a page.

I particularly loved adventure stories. I was fascinated by the Swiss Family Robinson and how an entire family lived in a tree house. I have been fascinated with tree houses ever since. The story of the brave native girl from Island of the Blue Dolphins read more >>>

Source : HuffingtonPost.Com

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