Forbes: Latina Veteran is using what she learned in the Navy to champion Latinx-owned restaurants

Cecilia Burgos spent 8 years in the Navy storytelling and after she completed her service came back to the Bronx to champion local businesses. Burgos shares some life advice with us based on her experience running her business and being in the Navy.

Nunez: What was your biggest lesson learned during that season of your life? 
Burgos: I learned so much about life, about myself and about work ethics in the military but the biggest lesson I learned was not to give up on things no matter how difficult they seem. In the military “no” is not an option. I had to do things that were tough even when I thought I wouldn’t be able to. You find a way to do it, and I had to dig deep inside myself a lot.


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