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Alan Grabinsky

Alan Grabinsky is a writer and journalist born and based in Mexico City. He has been published in the Wall Street Journal, Guardian, Tablet, and other international outlets.

Forging an Identity

Forging an Identity

Alan Grabinsky

How did a young Sephardi polyglot from Constantinople transform himself into such an exemplary Mexican that newspapers hailed him as “‘more Mexican than a nopal,’” the prickly pear featured on the country’s flag?