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(Lancaster) -- Carlos Graupera came to the United States from Cuba at age 11 with his family, and only $8.
After taking a circuitous route to central Pennsylvania, Graupera has made Lancaster County his home, and thousands of Latinos have joined him in the county - about 49,000 now live in Lancaster County.
He's been the Executive Director of the Spanish American Civic Association for nearly 40 years, guiding its bilingual programs, job training, charter school, and so much more.
In an extensive conversation in his offices in Lancaster City, I asked Graupera about his family's journey, his time at SACA, and how the Latino community can maintain traditions while also unifying with the United States as a whole. Graupera also insisted its time for higher pay and better benefits for workers, and you can hear the full interview by clicking below.
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