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The Untold Story of Dallas’ Mexican-American Veterans

Growing up, Frances Gonzalez knew her grandfather as just her grandfather—a strong man fiercely dedicated to his family and capable of fixing just about anything. But the old pictures tucked away in her mother’s dresser drawer showed another part of his life, one that he would never talk about with his granddaughter. Now his story is finally being told, thanks to a new exhibition honoring Dallas County’s Mexican-American veterans. It was put together by the Dallas Mexican American Historical League; Gonzalez serves on its board.

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