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*This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #TheStoryOfEmma #CollectiveBias     Ever since I was a little girl in Spain, I was taught that education was the key that would open any door for me in my future.  As early as I can remember, I would walk to school with my grandmother and she would remind me to do well in class that day because education was everything.  She would always keep drilling into me that she never had the opportunity to get an education and that it was one of her greatest regrets.     When I was eight years old, my parents sent for me to come to the United States because they had finally secured jobs and an apartment.  They would now be able to care for and support my siblings and I in this new country.  The prospect of coming here was daunting to me because I did not speak English and I had never traveled out of Spain that I could remember.  As soon as I arrived and began to attend school, I knew … [Read more...]