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June 5, 2009 5:04 PM

Latina pride presents challenge and opportunity for Sotomayor

Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor says she has a "Puerto Rican soul," and that says a lot about her. "My Puerto Rican soul was nourished each weekend that I visited and played in abuelita's house," Sotomayor told a New Haven, Conn., audience in October 1998, referring to her grandmother.

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