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July 17, 2013
Health advocate posthumously honored
Health advocate posthumously honored

EMC photo by Mike Crupi

C. Ivette Salgado was recently honored for her dedication to ensuring that Latinos in the Rochester area receive high-quality health care.

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By Annette Jiménez/EMC
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February 13, 2013
Doctor seeks to inspire minority youths
Doctor seeks to inspire minority youths

ROCHESTER -- Dr. Alfredo Quiñones-Hinojosa often marvels at his story of reaching the American dream, going from a migrant worker at age 19 to a neurosurgeon working at Johns Hopkins today.

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By Annette Jiménez/EMC
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January 16, 2013
Champion of migrant workers honored
Champion of migrant workers honored

BRIGHTON -- Librada Paz came to the United States as a 15-year-old from Oaxaca, Mexico, with a dream to go to college.

Decades later, Paz was honored as a Robert F. Kennedy Jr. Center for Human Rights' laureate for her work in championing rights for migrant workers through her involvement with Rural & Migrant Ministry.

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By Annette Jiménez/EMC
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November 14, 2012
Priest honored for supporting Puerto Rican community
Priest honored for supporting Puerto Rican community

Father Laurence Tracy -- described as "A Boricua de corazon" (A Puerto Rican in his heart) -- was honored in recent events for his service and support of the Latino community for more than 40 years.

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By Annette Jiménez/EMC
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October 17, 2012
Athlete, wife follow God's 'better plan'
Athlete, wife follow God's 'better plan'

EAST ROCHESTER -- Tony and Halyma Chevez moved to Rochester when the Baltimore Orioles signed him to a contract about four decades ago.

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By Annette Jiménez/EMC
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September 12, 2012
Former Rochester man blazed trail for Latino politicians
Former Rochester man blazed trail for Latino politicians

Family ties drew 16-year-old Edwin S. Rivera to Rochester from his native Puerto Rico in the 1950s.

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By Annette Jiménez/EMC
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April 19, 2012
Local businessman creates MBA guide
Local businessman creates MBA guide

ROCHESTER -- Oscar Pedroso readily admits that he has yet to earn a master's degree in business administration.

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By Annette Jiménez/EMC
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January 18, 2012
Past Reconocimiento winner now a Marine Corps officer
Past Reconocimiento winner now a Marine Corps officer

PENFIELD -- Brandy Soublet is a warrior.

But the Our Lady of Mercy High School graduate didn't even consider a career in the military until she overheard a conversation a friend was having early on in high school, and the seed was planted.

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By Annette Jiménez/EMC
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September 15, 2011
Educator goes from GED to Ph.D.
Educator goes from GED to Ph.D.

ROCHESTER -- Emeterio "Pete" Otero can identify with high-school dropouts who feel isolated, disengaged or bored even though they possess the smarts -- as he said he did -- to reach academic success.

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By Annette Jiménez/EMC
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March 17, 2011
Advocate aims to protect children
Advocate aims to protect children

EDITOR'S NOTE: This is the final story in a two-part series.

ROCHESTER -- Marisol Ramos-Lopez was 19 when she finally revealed to her mother that she had been sexually abused as a child.

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By Annette JiménezEMC
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