FE: Groundbreakers + changemakers

29 Sep FE: Groundbreakers + changemakers

“I always say I was replanted in American soil, but I was watered with Cuban sun and Cuban water.” Gloria Estefan

ABC News contributor María Elena Salinas recently chatted with Gloria Estefan in the ABC News “Soul of a Nation” special “Mi Gente: Groundbreakers and Changemakers.”
Estefan’s parents instilled a sense of determination in her that would help her rise to fame in the music world. Still, Estefan said she never thought she’d become a professional singer.
“I sang since I talked, Maria Elena,” Estefan said. “It just came with me, but I didn’t feel the need to do it for other people.”
It wasn’t until she met her now-husband Emilio that she pivoted her interests from international law and diplomacy to music.
Read more about that as we celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month:
https://www.goodmorningamerica.com/culture/story/gloria-estefan-career-proud-hispanic-heritage-89875790
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