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As its war sacrifices rise, Puerto Rico debates US tie

Some seek more political rights

Puerto Rico's Senate president, Kenneth McClintock, at the war memorial in San Juan, is a prostatehood Democrat.
Puerto Rico's Senate president, Kenneth McClintock, at the war memorial in San Juan, is a prostatehood Democrat. (Globe Staff Photo / Bryan Bender) Globe Staff Photo / Bryan Bender
By Bryan Bender
Globe Staff / February 4, 2006

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TRUJILLO ALTO, Puerto Rico -- Describing the motorcycle repair shop he planned to build for his son before the 20-year-old soldier was killed in Iraq, Richard Rosada-Alejandro said, ''I still believe in America. I still believe in the dream." (Full article: 1354 words)

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