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Ontario’s Vargas pioneers health initiatives, at home and statewide

Maria Vargas, 37, created the Oregon Health Authority's Spanish Facebook page. (Submitted photo)

ONTARIO – Like many Latinx kids, Maria Vargas perfected her Spanish through translation. Most information in Ontario, where she grew up, was in English only. While her father could speak English, her mother couldn’t, so Vargas necessarily became an interpreter, always keeping her mother up to speed on what was going . . .

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