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Bridging baseball’s language gap: Journey of D-Backs’ Takahashi shows value of being multilingual

SCOTTSDALE – Baseball has become increasingly bilingual in the last half century, with more than a quarter of major league players coming from Latin American countries. No person is more emblematic of the uniqueness of this setting and this sport than the D-Backs’ Takahashi.


Mixed Americans: How multiracial families talk about race

TEMPE – When Talia Fuentes fills out the race/ethnicity portion of the United States Census, she checks three boxes: Hispanic, Native American, and Caucasian. But up until 2000, Fuentes, and others like her, would have only been able to check one box.


‘I just couldn’t breathe’: A transgender man’s journey

PHOENIX  – Sam Staas was designated female when he was born. It took years before he realized he was a boy.

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Arizona academy gives free music lessons, instruments to youth

PHOENIX – A local music academy wants to make sure students learn to play an instrument even if they can't afford it, underscoring a federal guideline that says music is crucial to a quality education.

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