"My name is Rickie. I am 25 years old, and I am from the United States, but I speak Spanish as if it was my first language. With a heavy influence of the Colombian language and culture during my childhood years, learning the Spanish language was a must for me, personally. Once I heard the beautiful language and how it flowed together, I knew I wanted to be able to speak it just like the natives. I spent years asking my friends for definitions of words and translations of phrases, as well as list"