Who Is Sonia Sotomayor? (Who Was?)

By | November 30, 2017
Who Is Sonia Sotomayor? (Who Was?) Author Megan Stine
ISBN-10 0399541926
ISBN-13 9780399541926
Year 2017-02-07
Pages 112
Language English
Publisher Grosset & Dunlap
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The truly inspiring story of the first Latina Supreme Court Justice Outspoken energetic and fun Sonia Sotomayor has managed to turn every struggle in life into a triumph Born in the Bronx to immigrant parents from Puerto Rico Sonia found out at age nine that she had diabetes a serious illness now but an even more dangerous one fifty years ago How did young Sonia handle the devastating news She learned to give herself her daily insulin shots and became determined to make the most out of her life It was the popular sixties TV show Perry Mason that made Sonia want to become a lawyer Not only a lawyer but a judge Her remarkable career was capped in 2009 when President Barack Obama nominated her to the Supreme Court only the thirdwoman and first Hispanic justicein the court s history Stories of Sotomayor s career are hardly dry legal stuffshe once hopped on a motorcycle to chase down counterfeiters and was the judge whose ruling ended the Major League baseball strike in 1995

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