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Tuesday, April 21, 1998

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    Pedro Albizu Campos, popularly known to many as Don Pedro, was the most prominent Puerto Rican of this century. The nationalist leader for the independence of Puerto Rico was in and out of U.S. prisons for 25 years. He was born in 1893, he died 33 years ago today on April 21st 1965.

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