Francisca Ribeiro
Francisca Ribeiro asked Huntley Fitzpatrick:

Hello Huntley! I finished "What I Thought Was True" a couple of days ago anf really enjoyed it! I specificaly liked how you incorporated portuguese in the story telling. ( since I'm portuguese!) I was just wondering how you wrote those senteces in portuguese. Did someone translate it for you or do you speak the language? (becausw they were actually accurate!) Bye ❤

Huntley Fitzpatrick Hi Francisca!

Thank you for writing me. I'm thrilled to hear that you enjoyed WHAT I THOUGHT WAS TRUE. And exceptionally glad to hear that the Portuguese was accurate. Having had an unfortunate run-in with Spanish and Google Translate for my first book, I did consult a friend who translated. I wish I spoke the language--most people do around here. My 3rd daughter keeps asking incredulously how it is that we can't be Portuguese because nearly everyone in her class is. So, I very much appreciate the affirmation that I got it right ; )



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