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Delia and Frank Sanchez
Delia and Frank Sanchez

Tampa native Frank Sanchez interviews his mother, Delia, about her pioneering days, first as a female college student at a time when few women entered the nation's universities and later as the founder of Hillsborough County's Head Start program in the mid-1960s. Delia is well-known in Florida, particularly in West Tampa, for her leadership roles in education. Frank, a private consultant conducting business in Latin America and Europe, served as an adviser in the Clinton administration.

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Listen to Florida Stories Friday afternoons during "All Things Considered" on WUSF 89.7, Your NPR Station.

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Music credits: Link Track by Fugazi, Instrument soundtrack album, Dischord Records

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Florida Stories is a WUSF 89.7 segment featuring the personal memories of Floridians.

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