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Raul Castro dies at 98; Arizona's only Latino governor
Raul Castro dies at 98; Arizona's only Latino governor

Raul Hector Castro, Arizona's only Latino governor and an American ambassador to three countries, died Friday. He was 98. Family spokesman James Garcia said Castro died in his sleep in San Diego, where he was in hospice care. Castro was a self-made man, the embodiment of the American dream. He overcame poverty and discrimination to graduate from college and launch a successful career in politics and diplomacy. "America is the land of opportunity," Castro told the Associated Press in 2010. "Here, one can accomplish whatever they want to be. But you've got to work for it." Growing up on the U.S.-Mexico border near Douglas, Ariz., Castro saw...

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