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Immigrant Heritage Month Story: MEDA’s Leo Sosa

“Get your stuff. We’re leaving.” With those words, spoken by his decade-older brother, Leo Sosa left Guatemala as a frightened 15-year-old. It was the middle of the night in the spring of 1985, with Sosa’s native Guatemala in the midst of warfare. Sosa’s father, a general in the army, had almost been assassinated twice and…

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