When he was 7 years old, Guillermo Padilla landed in the hospital with appendicitis. While a frightening experience for any child, it was even more so for the young boy who spoke little English. His parents — Mexican immigrants who were determined that their son learn Spanish first — had to translate for him. That made an indelible impression on the youngster.
Yuliana Salinas, for Huffington Post
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New U.S. government data shows smoking rates declined among most racial and ethnic groups, but not all.
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