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San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro: ‘Opportunity Today, Prosperity Tomorrow’
September 4, 2012 at 12:00 AM EDT
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On opening night of the Democratic National Convention, San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro became the first Hispanic ever to deliver a keynote address at a DNC. "The dream of raising a family in a place where hard work is rewarded is not unique to Americans," he said. "It's a human dream, one that calls across oceans and borders."
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