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I've Become Hispanic

The Harris County, Texas Clerk’s office reports that nearly 150,000 voters with Hispanic sounding surnames are likely to vote in the county in 2008. Houston, where I live, is in Harris County. I’m pretty sure I’m one of those so-called Hispanic voters. My last name is A-Q-U-I-N-O. I once worked with someone in Houston who after knowing me a year blurted out “You don’t seem Hispanic at all.” Right she was—I’m Italian. At least I am everywhere except the Harris County Clerk’s office. Or when I get an occasional piece of junk mail or a phone solicitation in Spanish. My wife and I once went

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Errington C. Thompson, MD

Dr. Thompson is a surgeon, scholar, full-time sports fan and part-time political activist. He is active in a number of community projects and initiatives. Through medicine, he strives to improve the physical health of all he treats.

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A Letter to America

The Thirteeneth Juror

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