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In Miami, Hispanic majority takes hold

Assimilation issues are raised

By Sharon Moshavi
Globe Correspondent / October 17, 2004

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MIAMI -- Maria Burford lives in the United States but it doesn't feel that way to her. In shops and restaurants, the clerks speak to her in Spanish, although she doesn't understand a word. Her neighbors all speak Spanish, too, and they make her feel like a foreigner. It's not simply that she has trouble communicating; it's how they treat ... (Full article: 1118 words)

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