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Selena Quintanilla

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Stephanie Alvarez

on 20 November 2014

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Transcript of Selena Quintanilla

Change of Heart
selena was forced by her strict father to sing everyday for 30 minutes.
Her dad was her mentor
She received lots of guidance from her parents.
Secret Wedding
Secret Wedding with her husband Chris Perez.
Her dad was strict with her.
Dad wouldn't accept Chris for Selena

She struggled throughout her life for a future that seemed like a dream.

“Selena showed those who were struggling-migrant workers, schoolchildren,housewives with domineering husbands, teens rebelling against their conservative parents - that persistence and hard work pay off, and you can be ambitious without leaving your family and cherished values behind" (290)
Bad Trusting
Selena had lots of trust for Yolanda Saldivar.
Fan Club President/ Boutique Manager
obsessed, Lier, Thief
March 31 selena got shot
Treat people equally
Mexican /American
Strict father
Songs/ Albums
Husband wrote a book about her.
George W. Bush declared her birthday "selena day" in Texas.
Why did i select Selena? My Interest?
I grew up listening to her music.
Mexican American
risk taker/fun/funny
Cared about her fans
she rebelled against her parents wishes for her future
Selena Quintanilla
by Stephanie Alvarez
Main Events
Change of Heart
Bad Trusting

Background Information

Born on April 16, 1971 in Lake Jackson, Texas
Known as the "Queen of Tejano Music"
Brother- A.B, Sister-Suzette, Mom- Marcela, Dad- Abraham
known as the "Mexican Madonna"
Married her guitarist in April 2,1992
Died on March 31, 1995
Sketching drawings
Has a brother
lived on a farm
"We watched her grow up and saw her star rise. Selena represented the idea that it is possible to go to places that most of us only dream about.
Selena, im still dreaming of you. " (291).
"Be strong minded and always think that the impossible is possible " - Selena Quintanilla Perez
"But running off to marry me was Selena's way of putting her foot down and saying "enough is enough"to her father". (95)
"When Selena told Yolanda that she couldn't trust her anymore, Yolanda had drawn the gun from her purse. As Selena turned to leave the room, Yolanda had fired once into my wifes back, severing an artery to the heart"(268)
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