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Slaughter, Sotomayor inducted to Women’s Hall of Fame (access required)

Supreme Court Associate Justice Sonia Sotomayor is no stranger to adversity, having grown up in housing projects amid poverty and hardship. Her father died when she was nine, leaving her mami to raise their two children alone. Yet her mami—who herself escaped extreme poverty by joining the U.S. Army and moving from Puerto Rico to the ...

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