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Family roots run deep as Mi Tierra celebrates 75 years at Market Square

September marks the 75th anniversary of Mi Tierra, a downtown staple. While it may be a place known for authentic Mexican food, the Cortez family, who owns the iconic restaurant, also works hard to preserve tradition, culture and their family's legacy.

"It's what makes San Antonio, San Antonio," Jorge Cortez said. "Mi Tierra, since 1941 (is) an immigrant story. It's the American story."

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