By David Muto
Martin Sanchez was told after he returned from the war that he’d be welcome anywhere if he wore his military uniform out of the house.
Sanchez laughs while recalling this advice.
“We don’t serve no Mexicans here,” he said in the voice of a shop owner who denied him access to his store, even while Sanchez was dressed in the attire he’d received after enlisting. “You gotta go up by the railroad track up there.”