Some linguists hypothesize that multilingual people can change their personalities when they switch languages. Former Latino USA producers Camilo Vargas and Brenda Salinas discuss how growing up bilingual has altered their personalities. Camilo learned English at a bilingual school in his native Colombia and his consumption of American media affected the personality he takes when he speaks English. Brenda immigrated to the U.S. from Mexico at the age of 6. Growing up in Texas, having light skin meant that she could pass as white, as long as she spoke English.

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