33 of 35 So when you see something like this, you feel pride well up in your heart. | 35 Things Puerto Ricans Know To Be True 35 Things Puerto Ricans Know To Be True Take a trip to Puerto Rico. From salsa and bomba y plena to the coqui, mofongo, bioluminescent bays, Old San Juan, and everything else that makes you proud to be Boricua.
Judith Ortiz Coffer is an Puerto Rican girl that was faced with hardship about self-image at a young age. She is a very dynamic character because in the end she realizes, "who cares what others think of her" and becomes an "exotic" woman which represents her pride in herself.