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Date:6/30/2009

we can each use our gifts to help our neighbors and communities build a healthier America," concluded Dr. Delgado.

Note: A downloadable graphic and more information available here: http://pitch.pe/16861.

About Baldo

Baldo is the first nationally syndicated comic strip featuring a Hispanic family. Baldo is seen in more than 200 U.S. newspapers, including The Washington Post, the Miami Herald, The Philadelphia Inquirer, The Dallas Morning News, and the San Jose Mercury News. The main character of the daily strip is 15-year-old Baldo Bermudez. He is joined by his caring father Sergio, his eight-year-old sister Gracie, and his great aunt (Tia) Carmen. Sample artwork and images from the series are available at http://BaldoComics.com/blog.

Baldo is the creation of Hector Cantu and Carlos Castellanos. Mr. Cantu is Editorial Director at Heritage Auction Galleries, and previously was an editor at the Dallas Morning News. Mr. Castellanos is an illustrator living in West Palm Beach, Fla. In the past five years, they have used Baldo's popularity to support community causes including voter registration, health and the environment.

About the National Alliance for Hispanic Health

The National Alliance for Hispanic Health is the nation's foremost source of information and trusted advocate for the health of Hispanics in the United States. The Alliance represents thousands of Hispanic health providers across the nation providing services to more than 15 million each year, making a daily difference in the lives of Hispanic communities and families. For more information, call the Alliance's Su Familia National Hispanic Family Health Helpline at 1-866-783-2645 or visit

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