10 Stars Who Never Forget Their Roots

No matter where they go, they know where they came from...

The glitz and glamour of Hollywood can blind many celebrities to the truth of their beginnings. These 10 stars keep it real, and always pay tribute to their background  -- no matter how humble. From Shakira to Pitbull, these Latinos never forget their roots: 

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Cristina Arreola, Associate Editor

Originally from El Paso, Texas, Cristina Mari Arreola earned her degree at the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University before moving to New YorkNew York. In her downtime, you can usually find her scouring the city for the most authentic Mexican food (still looking...), scaring herself silly watching horror movies, or frantically reading a novel from her (extremely lengthy) reading list. . You can follow her on Twitter at @c_arreola

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