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The legend Emilio Rivera sits with Mando Fresko for a very honest, transparent and inspiring episode of Mando & Friends. The Mayans M.C. star and Mando talk about the stigma that surrounds men's emotions and vulnerability. How men are often raised to not cry or be emotional – especially in the Latino culture. He shares what he personally experienced growing up and that it's time to break those cycles. Emilio also opens up about breaking through the toughest of challenges life threw at him and how he was able to overcome them. So many life lessons on this special episode of Mando & Friends. Mando & Friends presented by Verizon features world-renowned artists musicians, high-level athletes changing the game, award winning actors, top market broadcast professionals — and social media stars breaking the internet. These stories being told have never been shared on any other platform. Talks about growing up in a traditional household, inspiring career journeys, discussions on why representation matters, their latest projects and how technology plays a vital role in their daily lives.

This isn't an interview. Just a convo between friends.


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