2013 National Hispanic Heritage Month


On September 15, the country celebrates National Hispanic Heritage Month.

The month pays tribute to the Latino community's contributions to the cultural richness and diversity of the United States. The theme for this year is "Hispanics: Serving and leading Our Nation with Pride and Honor." The Department of Human & health Services ensure that hard-working Hispanic-Americans know about the new health coverage options available to them when the Marketplace opens in October.

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