@RaysPodcast, Episode #37: Honoring our #Veteranos on Memorial Day

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@RaysPodcast, Episode #37 honors our #Veteranos on Memorial Day. Hispanics have an incredibly rich history of service to this country, which of course continues to this day. Through discussing the story of his abuelos queridos, host @collazophilly provides examples of how military service opened the door a crack for many Hispanics to pursue the American Dream. How does Hispanic military service highlight the complicated relationship between the United States and Latinos? Share your story of how Hispanics in military service have impacted your life by continuing the conversation on Twitter @rayspodcast, hashtag #veteranos.   

You can also learn more about the history of Latino service during World War II by checking out the Voces Oral History Project directed by Professor Maggie Rivas-Rodriguez at the University of Texas at Austin.

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