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July 29, 1990 | NANCY CHURNIN
Four years ago, when she was 17, Josefina Lopez felt misunderstood by her parents. They had moved from Cerritos, in the state of San Luis Potosi, Mexico, to Los Angeles, when she was 6, hoping to give her and their other children--now eight in all--a better life. They imagined that someday she might earn a good living as a secretary, marry a nice man and have children. Instead, she wanted to go to college, become an actress or writer and have adventures.
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July 29, 1990 | NANCY CHURNIN
Four years ago, when she was 17, Josefina Lopez felt misunderstood by her parents. They had moved from Cerritos, in the state of San Luis Potosi, Mexico, to Los Angeles, when she was 6, hoping to give her and their other children--now eight in all--a better life. They imagined that someday she might earn a good living as a secretary, marry a nice man and have children. Instead, she wanted to go to college, become an actress or writer and have adventures.
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July 29, 1990 | SEAN MITCHELL
It was entirely in keeping with his life thus far that Luis Valdez, at his 50th birthday party last month, stepped up to a microphone and saluted his own death. Addressing a couple hundred friends and supporters of his Teatro Campesino arrayed at clusters of tables under the late afternoon sun at a ranch near his home in San Juan Bautista, Valdez said with rising cheer in his voice, "I'm going to be planted over there one day," and gestured in the direction of the local cemetery. "Yes, I am.
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