15 Things TV Teaches Us About Quinceañeras

Life is just like TV, right?

Turning 15 is a rite of passage for Latinas, and TV shows have perfectly depicted this tradition. Well, sort of. Real life may have less puffy pink dresses and a lot more planning. But there is some truth to it, which is why these episodes resonate so well with Latinas. Here are 15 ways TV shows characterize Quinceañeras:

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Yara Simon, Contributor

Yara Simón is a freelance writer who grew up in Miami and was raised by her Nicaraguan mother. She graduated from the University of Florida before moving to New York. She loves the city, though she suffers from fritanga withdrawals. Fashion labels Proenza Schouler and Wes Gordon make her heart flutter, and she won't miss an episode of Game of Thrones. 

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