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Sotomayor Draws Hundreds In Puerto Rico For Book Tour

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor visited Puerto Rico to present her new memoir on Tuesday, drawing hundreds of fans in her parents’ homeland.

Legend: Rita Moreno reveals details of her rocky romances with Marlon Brando and Elvis in new memoir

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While the book holds those tales, Moreno, 81 spoke to NBC Latino about her 50 year career and being the first Latina to win an Academy Award and about being one of the few artists to also win an Emmy, a Grammy and a Tony Award. 

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Justice Sonia Sotomayor Says She Wrote Her New Memoir as a Thank You to the Latinos who Look Up to Her

In her book, which is released today in English and Spanish, Sotomayor says she faced “not uncommon” challenges — serious illness, poverty, and a one-parent household. “But neither have they kept me from uncommon achievements,” she writes.

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Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor Writes a Candid Memoir

Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor says in her upcoming memoir that her lifelong battle against diabetes and the fear that she might die early played a big part in her decision not to have children.

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J.R. Martinez Wants to Inspire Through his Memoir, “Full of Heart”

It’s been almost a decade since J.R. Martinez’ humvee hit a mine in Iraq, resulting in severe injuries and burns on his face and more than one-third of his body. Few of us have done in a lifetime what he has done in the nine years since his accident.

Emilio Estevez and Martin Sheen talk to NBCLatino about their father-son relationship memoir titled “Along the Way” out in stories today. In the book they address Sheen’s battle with alcoholism and Estevez' struggles to grow up under the spotlight. But in the end, they say it's a lesson about love and forgiveness between father and son.