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Every year, Americans around the nation get together to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15th through October 15th. The contributions Hispanic Americans have made to the United States are endless and inspiring, and they have had a profound and positive impact on our county.

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Conoce a Pablo Neruda 

 Georgina Lázaro León

Conoce a Pablo Neruda /
Get to Know Pablo Neruda

Pablo Neruda was a senator, a consul, an ambassador, a scholar, and one of the most famous poets in the world. But even though he was a very important man, he never forgot his inner child. Neruda collected books and other objects as if they were toys; he used to paint a moustache on his face using burnt cork; he loved birds, and, one time, he even tamed a mongoose…

 

Conoce a Miguel de Cervantes

Edna Iturralde

Conoce a Miguel de Cervantes /
Get to Know Miguel de Cervantes

Four hundred years ago, Miguel de Cervantes wrote a magnificent adventure novel called Don Quixote. His novel, which is still read and studied in many countries today, is considered the most important work of Spanish literature ever written. The life of this talented writer was like an adventure novel itself: he was a soldier, a tax collector, and even spent some time in jail!


Conoce a Gabriela Mistral

                                                                                         Georgina              Lázaro León                

Conoce a Gabriela Mistral /
Get to Know Gabriela Mistral


               A quiet, shy, and humble little girl grew up to become a VERY important writer. How important was she? She was the first Latin American writer to receive the Nobel Prize in Literature, the most prestigious award given to writers in the world!                               

Conoce a José de San Martín

Adela Basch

Conoce a José de San Martín /
Get to Know José de San Martín

José de San Martín is the Libertador of Argentina, Chile, and Peru. He was born in the Americas to Spanish parents and returned with his family to Spain when he was only six years old. Even though he was only a little boy when he left the Americas, his love for the country of his birth was so strong that he abandoned a brilliant military career in Spain to join his countrymen in the war for Independence.

       

Conoce a Simón Bolivar

Edna Iturralde

Conoce a Simón Bolívar /
Get to Know Simón Bolívar

Simón Bolívar is known as El Libertador because he freed an enormous territory—an area that today is shared by six South American countries—from the yoke of the Spanish Empire. Palomo Blanco, his horse, and Nevado, his dog, were his faithful companions throughout this difficult and heroic feat.

 

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