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Mourners filled Dallas' Latino Cultural Center and talked about Adelfa Botello Callejo for hours.

Each ended the same way…

“Adelante con Adelfa … Adelante con Adelfa … Adelante con Adelfa.”

That’s "moving forward with Adelfa."

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Adelfa Botello Callejo, a longtime civil rights leader and attorney in Dallas, died early Saturday from a brain tumor. She was 90.

Callejo endured three bouts with cancer, including colon and breast cancer. In an email to friends, her nephew John David Gonzales described her as a “giant among giants who became a Texas legal legend and philanthropist who dedicated her life to the promotion of education.”

Hear what others had to say about her decades-long legacy: