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Learning to Live in Two Worlds

Learning to Live in Two Worlds

When Lily Lizama-Rodas uttered her first words, it paved the way to her major, her extracurricular activities, her volunteer work, and, quite possibly, her career. However, it’s not what she said, but how she said it—in Spanish. Lizama-Rodas grew up in Chambersburg, speaking Spanish with her Guatemalan mother. She first learned English in elementary school.