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Julian Castro’s Grandmother Would Be Rolling in her Grave

essie2 Wrote: Sep 10, 2012 11:31 AM
Because few scholarships and grants are based on your parents' education level. Speaking of parents, where was tehir father in all this?
Julian Castro, Mayor of San Antonio, had the honored position of giving the keynote speech at the Democratic Convention. The 37-year-old had a lot of pressure as he was being compared to Barack Obama giving his speech in 2004. Fortunately his grandmother was not there because she would have taken him over her knee and given him a good thrashing.

Castro spoke of his grandmother often during the speech, speaking of her coming to America from Mexico as an orphan. She persevered despite never even finishing grade school. She worked as a maid, a cook, and a babysitter, Castro...