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Borinqueneers get recognition they deserve by U.S.
The Borinqueneers were a Hispanic unit segregated from other soldiers as were the black Tuskegee Airmen and Navajo Code Talkers.
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U.S. Secretary of Veterans Affars Robert McDonald speaks as Puerto Rico war veterans await their Congressional Gold Medal at a ceremony in San Juan, Puerto Rico on Wednesday, April 27, 2016. The veterans were part of the 65th Infantry Regiment known as the Borinqueneers, which faced discrimination and was the last segregated unit in combat. (AP Photo/Danica Coto)

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Puerto Rico war veteran Angel Acevedo, 94, examines his Congressional Gold Medal with his wife Tommie Acevedo, at a ceremony in San Juan, Puerto Rico on Wednesday, April 27, 2016. Acevedo is a veteran of the 65th Infantry Regiment known as the Borinqueneers, which faced discrimination and was the last segregated unit in combat. (AP Photo/Danica Coto)

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Puerto Rico war veteran Angel Acevedo, 94, examines his Congressional Gold Medal at a ceremony in San Juan, Puerto Rico on Wednesday, April 27, 2016. Acevedo was part of the 65th Infantry Regiment known as the Borinqueneers, which faced discrimination and was the last segregated unit in combat. (AP Photo/Danica Coto)

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Puerto Rico war veterans await for their Congressional Gold Medal at a ceremony in San Juan, Puerto Rico on Wednesday, April 27, 2016. The veterans were part of the 65th Infantry Regiment known as the Borinqueneers, which faced discrimination and was the last segregated unit in combat. (AP Photo/Danica Coto)

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Puerto Rico war veterans await for their Congressional Gold Medal at a ceremony in San Juan, Puerto Rico on Wednesday, April 27, 2016. The veterans were part of the 65th Infantry Regiment known as the Borinqueneers, which faced discrimination and was the last segregated unit in combat. (AP Photo/Danica Coto)

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Puerto Rico war veterans walk during a ceremony to award them their Congressional Gold Medals at a ceremony in San Juan, Puerto Rico on Wednesday, April 27, 2016. The veterans were part of the 65th Infantry Regiment known as the Borinqueneers, which faced discrimination and was the last segregated unit in combat. (AP Photo/Danica Coto)

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Justino Clemente, right, brother of the late baseball great Roberto Clemente, is escorted to receive his Congressional Gold Medal at a ceremony in San Juan, Puerto Rico on Wednesday, April 27, 2016. Clemete was part of the 65th Infantry Regiment known as the Borinqueneers, which faced discrimination and was the last segregated unit in combat. (AP Photo/Danica Coto)

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Puerto Rico war veteran Martin Morales, 104, celebrates with his daughter after receiving the Congressional Gold Medal at a ceremony in San Juan, Puerto Rico on Wednesday, April 27, 2016. Morales, who fought in World War II, is one of the oldest living Borinqueneer soldiers honored. "Sweet Mary, this has been good," he said. "I've had a happy day today." Morales was part of the 65th Infantry Regiment known as the Borinqueneers, which faced discrimination and was the last segregated unit in combat. (AP Photo/Danica Coto)

Borinqueneers get recognition they deserve by U.S.

The Borinqueneers were a Hispanic unit segregated from other soldiers as were the black Tuskegee Airmen and Navajo Code Talkers.

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