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Groundbreaking Women: US Attorney Sarah Saldana's barrier-breaking life


The following story ran on WFAA-TV's Sept. 14, 2012, broadcast.

September 18, 2012

By Shelly Slater

DALLAS –  “My name is Sarah Saldana, and I represent the United States of America.”
The U.S. Attorney pauses then says, “What more do you want in your life than to say that as a lawyer?”...

That zig-zag took her to Southern Methodist University law school and, eventually, to the presidentially appointed position she holds now. And while her experiences vary, there is one common denominator....