Posted Jun. 30, 2016 at 4:21 PM
Updated Jun 30, 2016 at 4:23 PM
EDINBURG - The Museum of South Texas History (“MOSTHistory”) welcomes Cecilia García-Akers, the daughter of Dr. Héctor P. García, who will present “The Inspiring Life of Texan Héctor P. García” Sunday July 10 starting at 2 p.m. in the Courtyard Gallery.
Dr. Héctor P. García, a Mercedes native, earned undergraduate and medical degrees from the University of Texas in Austin. García also served with distinction in the Army during World War II. After the war, Dr. García opened a medical practice in Corpus Christi where he witnessed the struggles of veterans and migrant workers, which inspired him to lifetime commitment in social reform.