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3 MAKERS for National Hispanic Heritage Month On Defying the Status Quo

It's National Hispanic Heritage Month and MAKERS is celebrating each week by highlighting the works and words of some of our Latina trailblazers.

Pioneering Latina writer Sandra Cisneros, boxer Marlen Esparza, and break dancer Ana "Rokafella" Garcia are three women who pursued their passions, resisting the pressures of falling victim to the status quo.

Check out their stories on perseverance, self-celebration, and hard work in our video above. 

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