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Being a multitasker has its benefits. For example, we catch up with Jose Ramon Harvey of My Normal Gay Life and have a chat while he’s working on a number of projects, such as processing photos from his recent Barcelona trip, arranging some things for his upcoming trip to Ecuador, and sort of reading the latest news on his Facebook feed! Connextions Magazine (CM): What’s your ethnic background? Jose Ramon Harvey (JRH): I am American, for better or worst. However, my mother is of Irish descent and my father is of Mexican descent. CM: Tell us a bit about yourself. JRH: My childhood was not that fun, to be honest. I kind of had to start acting like an adult at a very young age, because my family was very poor and I am the oldest of my siblings. My father was actually a terrible man…very abusive. So I made sure that my brother and sister were always taken
care of while my parents worked. I came out when I was 18 years old during my freshman year of college. I came out to my family soon after that. I can definitely tell you that I never thought I would be where I am at this very moment. CM: When did you decide to travel the world and present it to others? JRH: Well, I decided to travel the world at a very young age mostly because I knew there had to be better places than my childhood home located in rural, North Carolina. Traveling the world came first though. When I met my (now) husband, we sort of decided travel is and was a priority for us. So we travel as much as we can. About a year ago, I decided I wanted to present it to the world and My Normal Gay Life blog was born just a little over a year ago. Well, I came up with the idea for my blog because Alfred and I were about to be married. I thought it
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