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Jorge Nuñez

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As part of a plea bargain, 23-year-old immigrant Jorge Nuñez took years off a sentence for armed robbery by agreeing to be deported after serving four years.

In a first-person story for Youth Radio, Nuñez tells how he tries to acclimate to life in Mexico.



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