Patricia Espinosa

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Patty Espinosa, from the border town of Mission, Texas, feels at home with the Mission's Latino culture, humming along to the mariachi songs playing during her lunch break. Hearing workers at a taqueria shouting "gritos" convinced her the Mission is unlike any other neighborhood in San Francisco.

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