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Tough And Universal: Law School Graduate Carlos Hernandez Remembers Journey From Cuba To L…

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“Tough and Universal: Stories of Grit” is a new series from WFPL produced in partnership with IDEAS xLab. In this episode, recent law school graduate Carlos Hernandez Ocampo recalls his journey from Cuba to the U.S. when he was 11 years old. Since arriving in Miami as a child, he and his family have built a life in the U.S., and moved to Louisville in 2000. Since then, Carlos has earned a bachelor's degree in art and a law degree, and served in the U.S. Navy.

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