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Seven good reasons to learn Spanish

WHEN I have a new Spanish student at Instituto Cervantes, I always ask them the same question: ¿Por qué estudias español? (Why are you studying Spanish). There are a wide variety of reasons: to be upgraded in their company, to travel, for fun, etc. What I will list below are, …

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BOOKS | NOTICE: Le Juneteenth

June 19 by Annette Gordon-Reed; Liveright (128 pages, $ 15.95) The first friend I made when I moved from Florida to Minnesota in 1987 was a woman from Doucette, Texas. Laverne, like me, was a black woman who had traded the warmth and lushness of the South for the cold, …

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