Mexican immigrant makes his mark in math
Fox News salutes Hispanic heritage
- Duration 6:15
- Date Oct 5, 2012
Fox News salutes Hispanic heritage
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That's part of the sales apprentice program here at Fox News -- put together a special series celebrating Hispanic heritage month.
This week we travel to Mexico City to bring you this story of -- most remarkable man.
Senior researcher at Hewlett-Packard.
I don't know Santos bought his beautiful mind brought this beautiful mind to America where he's achieved success of the highest order.
But he never forgot where he came from.
Where the kind of world he wants to leave behind.
Once again a -- Acuna.
Has his story.
-- was born here complex negotiation.
-- -- fascinated.
With the capping done of the sticks you know.
They used to -- -- him and -- luck which means that hot but the unique world.
We've seen that she is proud.
-- is something important -- for.
Sadr -- for our society -- -- your -- for the world.
I -- uses intricate numbers and baffling equations to solve some of the world's trickiest problems.
-- -- And confusion nightmare.
-- -- or fox.
Weighing -- He's the language of -- and unless god.
-- boasting that mountains to us.
And that's part of it but the -- -- -- space shuttle partners.
About learning how scenes work.
Talk us home foreign diplomats start talking to you in the ways that you even this bad.
So that that that that's what I don't know this is -- sense of.
You mean she's quite unique sense of satisfaction that.
-- can of this release so nice easy you -- Now I see it.
The youngest of five -- was an unexpected but welcome surprise to a house filled with four older sisters.
They always wanted buoys so when they are smaller man that I what's common -- hostile crowd and she says they were Canadian so they would kind of it model.
That maybe he's yours so we -- think -- out in this financial ever complained all.
With so much promise in the air the unthinkable happened when he was just three years old.
First came the high fever and Dan -- started to lose that feelings in his legs.
He used to say that I was mixed -- Borneo and for my -- less -- that a student and I help in the mornings when my lesson there.
How is he doing glad he just lost -- and I couldn't understand what this company bought painless.
And pasting from.
We -- you.
-- -- -- Throughout my life.
With the supportive friends and family -- used the loss to his advantage as a teenager he needed surgery to insert a -- in his spine.
Bed -- his parents hired a tutor who discovered his gift with numbers -- became his obsession when he wasn't racing around in a wheelchair.
We broke -- languages and the owner of the winter games here and so I'm not going to -- We just -- to -- -- -- but they have.
The angle at TQ -- -- -- fantastic.
Or Luis says that she's had -- when.
-- -- suspicion.
Those friendships remains strong today when upon her return to the neighborhood the band gets back together.
-- That we're gonna close the -- he'll release opens between.
I mean deeply involved and I -- say hey good to my.
Nick's book he -- in the weeks before -- -- -- finally not because so he's subscription.
-- by me.
Because of the sprained his imagination.
And peace will.
That will eventually drove him to the US where he cost -- -- Bill Hewlett and Dave Packard.
About time -- having a good mathematicians have achieved last week revolution I last throughout the other team since the station and it isn't normal -- And -- so.
Refreshing to -- that I think -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- That's what makes decent -- Because that road it's not me you want me to -- -- sometimes you think the rope -- for you corrected.
And you mutual.
At HP -- -- -- innovative work inside the health care and transportation industries creating models to make them more operational and efficient.
But it's his work on the outside nurturing future mathematicians and researchers that is solidifying his legacy.
We have lots of stories in the world of difficult -- to get more achievable.
But what's not so come on -- to find people who want to give them that way back and he wants to just.
Be part of that.
To help that happened I am I am not their religious person but something you need.
Being the better world.
One alive -- -- continues to give back to Mexico and throughout Latin America where he was brought up.
Over a hundred men and women to Hewlett-Packard in Palo Alto for training and internships.
Next week the feisty Puerto Rican girl who changed the way Hollywood looked at Latinos.
-- -- has seen it all she'll share her story and how she broke through next Friday.
To see more story celebrating Hispanic heritage month go to Fox News Latino.
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