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'The War' Neglects Latino Stories, Cartoonist Says

'The War' Neglects Latino Stories, Cartoonist Says

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Read the Comic Strip

Hector Cantu, co-creator of the Latino-themed syndicated comic strip "Baldo," argues that Ken Burns' documentary about World War II fails to depict the contributions of Latinos in the war. Cantu discusses "Benny," a new character he recently introduced into the strip. Benny's story is based on Hispanic World War II veterans.