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Julián Sánchez-Melchor is a Religious Studies major at Gettysburg College, class of 2024, focusing his study on Christianity, Indigenous Acknowledgment, and Writing. In his work, he writes to capture the joys and struggles of his life as a queer Mexican-American, of indigenous descent. Julián has incredible pride in being a person of color and in his heritage. His art also reflects how his life has been shaped by Schizoaffective Disorder, a disability containing the symptoms of schizophrenia and bipolar disorder.