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In her late 30s, Jennifer Teege made the surprising discovery that she was the granddaughter of Amon Goeth, the Nazi commandant of the Kraków-Płaszów concentration camp in Poland. She wrote about her struggles coming to terms with her family history in the book “My Grandfather Would Have Shot Me: A Black Woman Discovers Her Family’s Nazi Past.”


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On this episode of "Fronteras":

  • A mixed-race German woman makes a shocking discovery: she is the granddaughter of a Nazi (0:14).
  • A distressed San Antonio neighborhood is experiencing a rebirth through housing and art (14:40).


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The driver responsible for a head-on collision in 2017 that killed 13 church members from New Braunfels pleaded no contest to multiple manslaughter counts in a Uvalde County courtroom Thursday. Jack D. Young could face decades in prison for their deaths.


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Enough funding has been secured to create a rainbow crosswalk at the intersection of North Main Avenue and Evergreen Street. The crosswalk is expected to be painted in the next few weeks.

 

Evergreen Street and Main Avenue are at the center of San Antonio’s LGBT district. Last year, District 1 Councilman Roberto Trevino called for the creation of a crosswalk and received approval from a City Council committee.


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Over 140,000 petition signatures requesting paid sick leave for workers across San Antonio were hand-delivered to City Hall Thursday. Working Texans for Paid Sick Time, a coalition of grassroots organizations from across the state, is pushing for the measure.


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