Along with her worldwide musical fame, Gloria Estefan also experienced tragedy, but continued to help others in unfortunate situations. Gloria’s success has allowed her to receive multiple honors and awards for her selfless work leading to her being referred to as “a star with a heart.” (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Reading, 2005)
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