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July 30, 2009

Answers to- Knock, knock? Who's this Latino?

Mexican-American writer Sandra Cisneros (Kudos to Julianna P. for guessing right) She’s one of our favorite writers. If you’d like to know more about her, check her out on Wikipedia:

Jose Mario Molina is a Mexican Chemist who received the 1995 Nobel Science in chemistry for his work on chlorofluorocarbon(CFCs) gases.

See the following link on Wikipedia to find out more about Mr. Molina,

Tony-Award winning, Canadian-Born Actor of Cuban ancestry, David Alvarez, (We still count him as one of ours, his folks just ended up a little farther up north). He currently lives in NYC.

If you want to know more about David, see below his profile on Wikipedia:

We admire him a lot- Bolivian-born Mr. Jaime Escalante; taught calculus in an urban public school in LASD (Los Angeles school district) from 1974 to 1991. He became famous for this 1982 movie, Stand and Deliver.

If you want to know more about Mr. Escalante, see his profile on Wikipedia:

One of our favorite Latin American writers, World-known writer, Isabel Allende. Born in Peru but raised in Chile and became U.S. citizen in 2003.(Her dad was cousin of late Chilean ousted President, Salvador Allende.)

If you want to know more about Isabel Allende’s work and life, you can see her biography on Wikipedia,

Now we didn't forget about the places, "Knock, knock? Where's this Latino?

The first place is Mount Rainier; an stratovolcano outside of Seattle in Washington state in the Pacific northwest. We look forward to hiking there soon. If you want to know more about it, see this link onWikipedia,

The second site is the hotel buildings located in the Art Deco Miami Beach District on Ocean Drive. You can find more about Art Deco architecture by visiting these two sites:

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