[ men-choo ]
/ mɛnˈtʃu /
Ri·go·ber·ta [ree-guh-ber-tuh], /ˌri gəˈbɛr tə/, born 1959, Guatemalan author and social reformer: Nobel prize 1992.
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Which of the following animal names traces its immediate origin to Portuguese?
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One, a New York city nurse named Menchu Sanchez, worked tirelessly through Hurricane Sandy to care for 20 newborns.Best Moments From Obama’s 2013 State of the Union Address|Ben Teitelbaum, Nina Strochlic|February 13, 2013|DAILY BEAST
We should follow the example of a New York City nurse named Menchu Sanchez.Full Text and Video of President Obama's 2013 State of the Union Address|Justin Green|February 13, 2013|DAILY BEAST