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Comparing american history video link at thinkcentralcom texts short story by judith ortiz cofer special report magazine article from us news & world. Judith ortiz cofer (february 24, 1952 – december 30, 2016) was a puerto rican american arte publico press, isbn 1558852247 silent dancing: a partial remembrance of a puerto rican childhood (1990) american history (1993).