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LA 'DULCE' VIDA: Amigas Latinas celebrates its 12th anniversary.
2007-08-01

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Amigas Latinas—a support, education and advocacy group for Latina LBTQQ women—marked its 12th anniversary on July 21 with 'Dulce Doce' ( 'Sweet 12' ) , a dance celebration at the National Museum of Mexican Art, 1852 W. 19th. There was plenty to savor thanks to food, an open bar and DJ Wanda's music. Mona Noriega ( above, left ) was honored for her work. More images at www.WindyCityMediaGroup.com/AmigasLatinasDulceDoc . Photos by Emmanuel Garcia

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