9 signs you grew up Cuban-American, in honor of Cuban Independence Day

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The Sights and Sounds of Cuba
May 20th is Cuban Independence Day, the day in 1902 that Cuba gained independence from Spain.

To celebrate, we compiled a list of ten signs that prove you grew up Cuban-American.

1) Scrambled eggs and rice with platanos maduros

#cubanbreakfast #cortadito #vegasfightweek

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2) The Queen of Salsa, Celia Cruz

❤ #CeliaCruz #LaReina #CantanteCubana #MusicaCubana #Cuba #VivaCubaLibre #CubaLibre #20DeMayo #1902

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3) Pasta de guayaba with cream cheese served on saltine crackers



4) Versailles Cuban Restaurant in Miami



5) Merengue - the egg white and sugar cookie



6) Guayabera



7) Materva - yerba mate soda

Americana y Cubana. #materva #coke #cuban #american #newark #lacocina

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8) Cuban Time

#cubansbelike #cubantime

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9) Mojito

Cheers @havanaclubuk for the #mojito masterclass today, really enjoyed it!! #leeds #havanaclub #rum #cocktail

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9 signs you grew up Cuban-American, in honor of Cuban Independence Day
A detail of a license plate from a Cuban vehicle as it drives by in Havana, Thursday, Dec. 19, 2013. According to official media the government is opening the automobile market by eliminating the special permit that strictly limited the number of people allowed to buy vehicles from the state. . (AP Photo/Franklin Reyes)
Men play chess on the sidewalk in front of a wall covered in graffiti that reads in Spanish; "Long live Fidel and Raul," in Havana, Cuba, Thursday, Dec. 19, 2013. In Cuba, revolution is understood as a permanent state. Past, present and future are bound together in a single historical moment: Fidel Castro's triumphant march into Havana in January 1959. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa)
A man uses his smart phone as car lights leave traces as they drive along the Malecon in Havana, Cuba, Thursday, Dec. 19, 2013. In many parts of Havana, the cityscape is changing rapidly. Along once darkened streets, pedestrians now walk through the neon glow of signs advertising new bars, restaurants and rooms for rent. On the waterfront, a crumbling pier has been razed and a gleaming microbrewery is set to open its doors. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa)
A worker and his daughter make their way home on a bike in Havana, Cuba, Thursday, Dec. 19, 2013. For the restless, change is coming too slowly. Yes, they can travel and buy property, but they want more: more money, more opportunity, more political freedom. The Communist Party is still the only legal political party on the island, and officials say that's not up for debate. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa)
In this Dec. 19, 2013 photo, a student in her Young Pioneer uniform sits outside her house as she waits to go to school in Havana, Cuba. (AP Photo/Franklin Reyes)
An automobile drives by the Capitol in Havana, Cuba, Thursday, Dec. 19, 2013. According to official media the government is opening the automobile market by eliminating the special permit that strictly limited the number of people allowed to buy vehicles from the state. (AP Photo/Franklin Reyes)
Maria Carbo, walks on her knees helped by her daughters as a self-imposed penance during her pilgrimage to the shrine in El Rincon, near Santiago de las Vegas, Cuba, Monday, Dec. 16, 2013. Every year, tens of thousands of Cubans flock to the shrine to pay homage on the feast of Saint Lazarus, seeking favors from the religious icon, fused with Catholic and Afro-Cuban figures. He is known on the island as "the miraculous saint." (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa)
Lazaro Pedroso, in a petition to Saint Lazarus, crawls on his back as a self-imposed penance during a pilgrimage to the shrine in El Rincon, near Santiago de las Vegas, Cuba, Monday, Dec. 16, 2013. Every year, tens of thousands of Cubans - some crawling on their knees - flock to the shrine to pay homage on the feast of Saint Lazarus, seeking favors from the religious icon, fused with Catholic and Afro-Cuban figures. He is known on the island as "the miraculous saint." (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa)
In this Dec. 16, 2013 photo, a believer in Saint Lazarus drags a stone chained to his ankle as a self-imposed penance during a pilgrimage to the shrine in El Rincon, near Santiago de las Vegas, Cuba. Every year, tens of thousands of Cubans flock to the shrine to pay homage on the feast of Saint Lazarus, seeking favors from the religious icon, fused with Catholic and Afro-Cuban figures. He is known on the island as "the miraculous saint." (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa)
A faithful waits for a Mass honoring Saint Lazarus in El Rincon church, near Santiago de las Vegas, Cuba, Monday, Dec. 16, 2013. Every year, tens of thousands of Cubans flock to the shrine to pay homage on the feast of Saint Lazarus, seeking favors from the religious icon, fused with Catholic and Afro-Cuban figures. He is known on the island as "the miraculous saint." (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa)
Tourists ride in a classic American car that serves as a taxi in Havana, Cuba, Thursday, Dec. 19, 2013. In many parts of Havana, the cityscape is changing rapidly. Along once darkened streets, pedestrians now walk through the neon glow of signs advertising new bars, restaurants and rooms for rent. Increasingly, late-mode European and Asian automobiles share the road with vintage Chevrolets and boxy Russian Ladas, idling at new stoplights. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa)
A child rides on a scooter made from scraps of wood in Havana, Cuba, Thursday, Dec. 19, 2013. For many islanders, the days still pass slowly under an enervating sun. After a half century of Communism, they see time frozen in the facades of crumbling colonial mansions, the chrome of 1950s automobiles and the face of a stopped airport clock. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa)
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