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News - November 25, 2011

East Palo Alto students gain direction, support from 'Be the First'

St. Francis of Assisi Youth Club program helps kids become first-generation graduates

by David Ruiz

Woodside High School sophomore Bianca Trujillo went from failing grades to straight As last year and is now looking forward to college. The reason for her newfound success? Her participation in "Be the First," a program run by the St. Francis of Assisi Youth Club in East Palo Alto.

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Editorial Intern David Ruiz can be emailed at druiz@paweekly.com.

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