I Am America: Mexican-American mom Lulis Leal

Lulis Leal lives in New York City and was born in San Antonio, Texas to a Mexican-American mother and Mexican father. She grew up in a Spanish-speaking home and served in the U.S. Army. She was a single mother for 20 years and is now married to a Jewish man from Brooklyn.

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