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The Range | August 19, 2022

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Nationwide, Latino-owned businesses make up the fastest-growing segment of the small business landscape. But they’re less likely than their white-owned counterparts to receive loans from banks.

KMUW News Reporter Celia Hack talks to a Wichita nonprofit that’s helping Hispanic business owners overcome such challenges — and an Argentinian baker who’s benefiting from their efforts.

Also, when Crystal Ross rides the bus, she often thinks of her son, Cryisol. He would have turned 16 this year.

For this installment of En Route, she talks with Beth Golay about the day her life changed and reflects on her role in it.

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