• This Wednesday, July 27, 2016 photo acclaimed Mexican-American author Sandra Cisneros talks about a new art exhibit based by her 1984 novel "The House of Mango Street" at the National Hispanic Cultural Center in Albuquerque, N.M. "The House on Mango Street: Artists Interpret Community" features major themes of the 1984 influential book, including hope, personal dreams, hardship, disillusionment, and family. (AP Photo/Russell Contreras)

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  • This Wednesday, July 27, 2016 photo acclaimed Mexican-American author Sandra Cisneros talks about a new art exhibit based by her 1984 novel "The House of Mango Street" at the National Hispanic Cultural Center in Albuquerque, N.M. "The House on Mango Street: Artists Interpret Community" features major themes of the 1984 influential book, including hope, personal dreams, hardship, disillusionment, and family. (AP Photo/Russell Contreras)

    “The House of Mango Street” novel turned into art exhibit

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    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A New Mexico state lawmaker is pushing for a law to allow terminally ill patients to end their lives with help from doctors a month after advocates for the practice suffered a court defeat.