By Bill Hicks
The contributions of Hispanics in California, from Junipero Serra to Cesar Chavez, have been paving a way to lift up future generations.
Such is the case with Vanden High senior, Diana Villegas Sanchez. Her parents, Miguel and Maria, were born in Mexico and left their homes for the promise of a better life in the United States.
The realization of that promise was only available through hard work, sacrifice and determination. For Villegas Sanchez, and her sisters, Nathalie and Alejandra, benefitting from the sacrifice of their parents wasn’t simple.