New York Times: At the Right Intersection - Tito Beveridge

From New York Times:

I’M a fifth-generation Texan, named after my grandfather, Bert. But I didn’t know my real name until kindergarten. My family used to call me Bertito, which means Little Bert in Spanish. Then they shortened it to Tito, so when the teacher called the roll and said Bert, I didn’t know she meant me.

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