MIAMI, FL,–(HISPANIC PR WIRE – BUSINESS WIRE)–December 10, 2003–Hispanic America’s number one news source brings viewers the nation’s most celebrated soldier, Jessica Lynch. After asking for Lynch’s hand in marriage on Thanksgiving Day, Sgt. Ruben Contreras and his new fiancée granted Univision Network their very first interview. This Univision exclusive can be seen on “Aqui y Ahora” (“Here and Now”) on Thursday, December 11at 10pm ET/PT (9pm Central / Mountain).
Enrique Gratas travels to Colorado Springs to meet with Mexican-American Contreras, his family and his bride-to-be. Contreras gives an emotional recount of how he learned of the ambush of Lynch’s unit that resulted in 11 deaths and her capture. Never losing hope, Contreras recalls how he was able to get through such trying and uncertain times.
“Aqui y Ahora,” Univision’s primetime newsmagazine, can be seen Thursdays from 10-11pm ET/PT (9-10pm Central / Mountain).
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