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From The Bronx To The Bench: The Family Photos Of Justice Sotomayor
Updated: 2 years ago

Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor, late 1970s.
Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor, late 1970s.
It was a long road to the Supreme Court. On the way, Justice Sonia Sotomayor faced a diabetes diagnosis, her father's death to alcoholism and her cousin's overdose. For Sotomayor, life began in the Bronx, in tenement housing in a community of Puerto Rican immigrants. She gave NPR exclusive access to a huge suitcase brimming with family photos and tells her story in this multimedia experience.


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