5 Ways Your Dad is Like the Dad From 'Selena'

This Father's Day, we're celebrating one of our favorite on-screen (and real life) fathers: Abraham Quintanilla, Jr.

Selena Quintanilla's papa (played by Edward James Olmos) made us laugh, cry, roll our eyes and shake our heads in disbelief because he reminded us so much of our own Latino dads. Here are five ways your dad is exactly like the dad from Selena:

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Cristina Arreola, Editorial Assistant

Originally from El Paso, Texas, Cristina Mari Arreola earned her degree at the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University before moving to BrooklynNew 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 baking her favorite sweets. You can follow her on Twitter at @c_arreola

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