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America Ferrera

Award-Winning Actress

Of Honduran decent, America was born and raised in Los Angeles and received a degree in International Relations from USC. An award-winning actress, she is best known for her starring role in the ABC hit Ugly Betty. America is saluted by Congress for raising the profile of Latinos in popular culture, serving as a role model for young Latinas and working to empower the Latino community.

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