Boone Life bilingual family

March 9, 2010 | 10:33 a.m. CST
Elizabeth Mendez and her husband, Heriberto Uribe, are members of Boone County's Spanish-speaking population. Both originally from Mexico, Heriberto and Elizabeth hope to improve their own English and are teaching their children, Anthony and Erik, both languages. Elizabeth hopes people understand that a language barrier doesn't imply incompetence on behalf of Spanish-speakers. All quotes have been translated into English from Spanish.

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