Del Mar Boulevard Pasadena Avenue

My Dad Doesn’t Trust Me Behind the Wheel

Arlene Ortiz

When I graduate, I will be the first doctor in my family. I’m excited, but it’s also nerve-racking. My parents expect so much of me. I come from a big family and I’m the second oldest. They want the best for me so I can set that example for my siblings.

I take Metro to school because I don’t have to deal with traffic, expensive gas, or parking. My dad says I should forget about driving. I think he is either overprotective or just doesn’t trust me behind the wheel.

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