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Mass. cities, towns change as Latino populations grow

When William Rodriguez moved to Norwood in 1993, he worried the town was not diverse. He had grown up in New York and Boston, and worked for Latino advocacy groups.

“That was my first hesitancy to move into Norwood,” said Rodriguez. “Then as I got acquainted and started contributing to the community fabric, started interacting, meeting other families of color, I started getting more comfortable.”

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