Melanie Vanderlipe Ramil with her grandmother, who taught her to make the Filipino dish lumpia, in 2009. Courtesy of Melanie Vanderlipe Ramil hide caption

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A person has a drink at Dominicus beach in Bayahibe, La Altagracia province, Dominican Republic. Erika Santelices/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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