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Essay: A Love Letter To Broguiere's Dairy Before It Closes For Good

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I'm an Eastsider through and through. A real one. I spent my toddler years in City Terrace, pushed off to Boyle Heights, then East L.A. (yes, there is a difference between the two). We just kept going east until my working class parents settled in Montebello.

Once a city of mostly Italians, Irish, Russian Molokans and some Mexicans, today, Montebello is comprised of Latinos, Armenians and Asians. They're still working class people trying to live the eastside dream.

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