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2001 Hispanic Heritage Awards
WAP2001082510 - 25 AUGUST 2001 - WASHINGTON, DC, USA: Soledad O'Brien introduces Heritage Award winner for Literature, Liz Balmaseda, with a surprise appearance by Miami Heat's Coach, Pat Riley, at the 2001 Hispanic Heritage Awards on August 25, 2001 at the Kennedy Center in Washington, DC. .mk/Michael Kleinfeld UPI
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MarĂ­a de la Soledad Teresa O'Brien (born September 19, 1966) is an American television journalist. She is currently the host of the "In America" documentary unit on CNN, and is best known for anchoring the CNN marquee morning newscast American Morning from July 2003 to April 2007, with Miles O'Brien. Their common surname is coincidental.

O'Brien's parents, both immigrants, met at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland in 1958.

My parents were both immigrants—my mother from Cuba, my father from Australia. Both attended daily Mass at the church near campus. Every day my father would offer my mother a ride. Every day, she declined. Finally she said leave me alone. One year later, the day after Christmas, the two of them were married.

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