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Thank you, Housatonic Community College and Eric Vasquez, editor of Horizons, for this article:

"The stories of his schooling, his Mexican heritage, his complicated relationship with his father, his mother’s unwavering faith, and his wife’s fight with cancer are all explored in his collection of essays, Crossing Borders.

'When I was writing this book I wanted to translate those immigrant values that were good for me at Harvard. I started writing stories with moral questions and philosophical questions that combined these worlds,' Troncoso said....

The most consistent theme throughout the afternoon talk was giving back. Troncoso stressed that whatever knowledge one gains in life it is his or her responsibility to impart that knowledge in a manner that helps someone."

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Winner of 2016 Troncoso Reading Prizes
Yesterday the staff of the Sergio Troncoso Branch Library and I presented the winners of the 2016 Troncoso Reading Prizes with certificates of achievement and gift cards from Barnes Noble.

The winners also received a signed copy of one of my books, and we...

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The El Paso City Council voted unanimously to rename the Ysleta branch public library in honor of local author Sergio Troncoso. The Sergio Troncoso Branch of the El Paso Public Library was officially dedicated in early October of 2015.

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Is Insta-responding Corrupting the American Character?
watched President Obama and his town hall meeting tonight, with Anderson
Cooper, and their discussion and debate with the audience about gun violence
and Obama’s modest proposals on gun control. What struck me was perhaps
something odd, but the more I tho...

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Congratulations to the 2015 Winners of the Troncoso Reading Prizes.

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Winners of 2015 Troncoso Reading Prizes
This week the staff of the Sergio Troncoso Branch Library and I presented the inaugural winners of the Troncoso Reading Prizes with certificates of achievement, gift cards from Barnes Noble, and gift bags from the El Paso Public Library . The winners also r...

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“We know that having Mr. Troncoso’s name on one of our libraries will inspire young people to seek higher levels of learning in hopes that one day, they too will be able to give back to their community, as Mr. Troncoso has done, through hard work, dedication and a never-ending faith in education,” said Libraries Director Dionne Mack.

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Troncoso Reading Prizes
I have established the Troncoso Reading Prizes for children and young
adults at the Sergio Troncoso Branch Library in Ysleta (El Paso, Texas). These six
prizes for grade school, middle school, and high school students in the
Ysleta area will be given out...

Post has attachment Interview: Sergio Troncoso, August 20, 2015.

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Books & Authors with Johanny Pineyro interviews Sergio Troncoso in Lawrence, Massachusetts during his recent visit to give workshops for students and teachers. He reads his essay, "Illegal is Illegal," from Crossing Borders: Personal Essays.
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