Feature story: Power of the people
Katie Flarida, a volunteer at 10 Books A Home and the organization's volunteer coordinator, reads with 3-year-old Gabriel Farias in his East Palo Alto home as Gabriel's mom Maria Aguilar looks on. Flarida reads to Gabriel once a week to help teach him language skills and prepare him for preschool. Photograph by Veronica Weber. Photo by Veronica Weber/Palo Alto Online.