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From The Bronx To The Bench: The Family Photos Of Justice Sotomayor

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Courtesy of Justice Sonia Sotomayor

Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor, late 1970s.

It was a long road to the Supreme Court. On the way, Justice Sonia Sotomayor faced a diabetes diagnosis, her father's death to alcoholism and her cousin's overdose. For Sotomayor, life began in the Bronx, in tenement housing in a community of Puerto Rican immigrants. She gave NPR exclusive access to a huge suitcase brimming with family photos and tells her story in this multimedia experience.

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Source: NPR [http://www.npr.org/2013/01/12/169154332/from-the-bronx-to-the-bench-the-family-photos-of-justice-sotomayor?ft=3&f=1003,1004,1007,1013,1014,1017,1019,1128]

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