Part 3 The end of my story for now... For the next 10 years, it felt like i was living the american dream - meeting great people, making important business connections and enjoying life. I had the support of my siblings and the rest of my family during this time and that was something that I really appreciated. Then one by one, my siblings decided to move out of NY and test the waters in Atlanta Georgia, which at the time, was very up and coming . I found myself going to vis
Part 2 New York was everything I knew it would be - exhilarating, challenging, and fast paced. With the support of family already living there, I was able to make a home for myself and got a great job in the garment district where I started out as an assistant pattern maker, then moved up to creating patterns on the computer.
Life was amazing and I learned so much about fashion, clothes and how to put things together to complement my body. I started helping some of my fashio
Part 1 I was blessed to have been born in a country in Central America called Panama - Republic of Panama. This beautiful, multi-ethnic nation that is home to a lot of people from different origins, is where I spent most of my adolescent life and learned to speak fluent Spanish. If you look on a map, it can be found between Columbia and Costa Rica. I am the 4th of 5 children and when I graduated from 6th grade, I asked for a sewing machine because I was intrigued by how easil
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