Monday, July 31, 2006

Lives and dreams of Hispanic Rutherford County

In this feature from the Murfreesboro Daily News Journal, Hispanic residents of Rutherford County reveal their ambitions and recent histories in Tennessee.

"Celia Martinez and her husband have been married nine years and have three children. The youngest one is only 2. Both parents would like their children to go to college someday."

"Jose Ramirez worked in California, hanging Sheetrock, while his family remained in Mexico. He returned to a town outside of Guadalajara for a year and worked on a cattle farm before he brought his family to Tennessee 10 years ago."

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