Library of Congress to host Cecilia Garcia Akers this month

By Beatriz Alvarado of the Caller-Times

Photographs belonging to Dr. Hector P. Garcia will be added to a permanent collection at the Library of Congress, according to a news release from the library, the world's largest.

Cecilia Garcia Akers, his daughter, said the monumental admission was unfathomable months ago.

"This is wonderful exposure for my father," she said. "Because of the national political scene right now, all of us can turn to him as an example of an immigrant who made a real difference."

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