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Local News for Laredo, Texas

March 31, 2020

Selena’s impact on Laredo remembered 25 years after her death

The shocking murder of Selena Quintanilla-Pérez on March 31, 1995 shook a generation of Mexican-American music fans and became an emblematic marker in time.

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Part of Selena’s legacy is that no one in Tejano music ever rose to take her place or has had the lasting impact of the pop music icon – not even close.

Twenty-five years after her death, Selena remains a phenomenon, particularly in South Texas.

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