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Latino community mourns the loss of Maria Ester Carillo listen

06/02/09 Mitch E. Perry
WMNF Drive-Time News Tuesday
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Last week in Miami, Maria Esther Carillo, a leader in the Latino community in Tampa, and her daughter, Maria Liliana Carillo, were hit by truck while standing on a sidewalk. Maria Esther died at the scene; her daughter remains hospitalized.

The Tampa Tribune reports that Maria Esther Carrillo, 48, was a native of Colombia and came to Tampa in 1990. She founded the Hispanic-American Inter-Cultural Workshop, known as TICH, to help children of Hispanics connect with their culture and langu...

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