Bridging the Cultural Gap

In most of the U.S., they would be something of a rarity these days—three generations under one roof. They share a modest, four-bedroom house in Westchester, a mostly Cuban town in the western part of Dade County: Carlos Marquez Sterling, 83, and his wife Waldina Hernández Cata, 66; Daughter Uva, 37, and her husband Jorge J. Clavijo, 45; and their two children, Uvi, 17, and Christina, 12. As has been true of other Cuban families with several generations living in South Florida, some members of the Marquez Sterling dynasty have found adjusting to...

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