ORIGINALLY FROM BOGOTÁ, COLOMBIA, DANIELA FRANCO IS FEATURES EDITOR FOR THE DESERT SUN, A USA TODAY AND GANNETT PUBLICATION, BASED OUT OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA.

SHE HAS PREVIOUSLY WRITTEN FOR NBC NEWSTHE NEW YORK TIMES STUDENT JOURNALISM INSTITUTE AND TAKEPART.COM.

SHE STUDIED JOURNALISM, SOCIOLOGY AND LATIN AMERICAN STUDIES AT NEW YORK UNIVERSITY'S GALLATIN SCHOOL OF INDIVIDUALIZED STUDY.

"Mourning With You": Influential Latinos React To Prince's Death

"Mourning With You": Influential Latinos React To Prince's Death

Gloria Estefan, Lin-Manuel Miranda, and Jennifer Lopez are just a few of the many influential Latinos who have been paying tribute on social media to the late great artist and award-winning songwriter Prince, after his publicist confirmed Thursday that he had died.

The announcement Thursday afternoon came a few hours after authorities in Carver County, Minnesota, responded to Prince's Paisley Park estate in Chanhassen.

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Latino Children are Undercounted in the Nation's Census: Report

Latino Children are Undercounted in the Nation's Census: Report

Lin-Manuel Miranda, Pope Francis Among TIME's 100 Most Influential People

Lin-Manuel Miranda, Pope Francis Among TIME's 100 Most Influential People