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The Latinx culture is an important aspect of our country today.

Mexican-American Hero: Medal of Honor Recipient, 1945

Mexican-born Silvestre S. Herrera (1916-2007) wasn’t even a U.S.Mexican-American Hero citizen when he signed up to fight for the United States in World War II. As Herrera himself said after obtaining citizenship: “I am a Mexican-American and we have a tradition. We’re supposed to be men, not sissies.”

Mexican-American Hero
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