Luis Lopez, A Young Mexican-American, Runs For Texas Legislature

02/04/2014 04:41 pm ET | Updated Feb 04, 2014
  • La Prensa
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Houston, Feb 3 (EFE).- Luis Lopez, born 25 years ago in Mexico, is running as a Democrat for the Texas House of Representatives on a platform of improving the educational system, protecting women's rights and providing better support for small businesses.

Lopez, who was 8 when he arrived in the United States with his parents and seven siblings, grew up and lived most of his life in Beaumont, a city of around 120,000 inhabitants east of Houston.

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