From La Burbuja: Jose

167x120 image for sn131230from_la_burbuja_joseJosé Ramirez, 19, was born in Torrance, California, and moved to Tijuana, Mexico almost immediately after birth. For 14 years he lived and went to school south of the border. "They used to call me 'gringo' or white boy," Jose recalls his classmates calling him.

Banner image: José Ramirez had to get accustomed to life in Tijuana, Mexico after being born in the US. Photo: Brian De Los Santos