Luis E. Gutierrez-Rosales,
Foreign Country of Birth:
He just wanted to be a soldier. I never said, 'Don't do this.' Because that was his wish, that was his dream.
— Maria Rosales, mother
Gutierrez-Rosales was a naturalized U.S. citizen who was born in Tepic, Mexico. He came to the U.S. with his mother as a teenager.
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