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National Park Service Spearheads American Latino Heritage Initiative

Huffington Post – February 09, 2012
By Secy. Ken Salazar

National Park Service Spearheads American Latino Heritage Initiative Throughout our complex history, one aspect has always remained clear and consistent - there are many faces of America. As a country of immigrants, this diversity has and will continue to lend great strength to our nation. However, we must not forget that a strong America is one that is inclusive as well as diverse. Having lived here for 400 years, Latinos are a critical part of our nation's fabric. Although 50 million Latinos currently live in the United States, the story of their contributions and rich cultural heritage has fallen through the cracks as we have written history books…
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