Dr. Luis de la Vega received a call to provide interpreting services and decided to make it his job.

Dr. Luis de la Vega received a call to provide interpreting services and decided to make it his job.

Announcement Date: 05/27/1965

While working at a bank to help pay for college, Dr. Luis de la Vega received a call to provide last-minute interpreting services for a one-week conference for the AFLCIO; he was 19 years old. He quickly realized that he would earn more money as an interpreter than by working at the bank.