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Better than X-Men.
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  • mechon
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San Diego
“MECHÓN”.
This was a word that defined me for most of my life. I was born with a pink birthmark on my head which causes some of my hair to come out light blonde, almost white. I inherited this birthmark from my great uncle who was a public figure and known for founding the XEW Radio and Television network. His nickname was “El Tigre” (The Tiger) and his birthmark became his signature.

When I was little everyone wanted to see “El Tigre’s birthmark” and I was constantly told how lucky I was to have it. My mother was especially proud of the birthmark because El Tigre was like a father to him growing up, so she loved showing it off. I know she meant well but somehow this …
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