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Obama campaign woos Hispanics with TV, radio ads

KISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) — Her Latin American background is clear in her speech as Lynnette Acosta talks about how President Barack Obama’s health care plan could help a diabetic neighbor.

‘‘La familia es bien importante para el presidente Obama. Y el sabe que familias que son luchadores a veces lo han perdido todo porque alguien en la familia se enfermo?,’’ Acosta says in an Obama campaign ad. The English translation: ‘‘Family is very important to President Obama. And he understands that families that are fighters sometimes have lost everything when someone gets sick.’’

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