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VIDEO: Celebrating the 'Youth of the Year'

Original post made on Feb 1, 2013

Three teenagers recounted stories of hardship and hope Wednesday night in semi-finals of the "Youth of the Year" speech competition held at the Moldaw-Zaffaroni East Palo Alto Clubhouse of Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula. Video by Veronica Weber and Tyler Hanley/Palo Alto Online.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Thursday, January 31, 2013, 3:22 PM

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Posted by Thank you
a resident of Greenmeadow
on Feb 1, 2013 at 10:51 am

Thanks for good news about terrific young people. Kudos for their good work!


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Posted by hmm
a resident of Barron Park
on Feb 1, 2013 at 11:05 am

Great news about these kids but MORE COMPETITIONS? Do they really need one?


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Posted by Tiredofthebs
a resident of East Palo Alto
on Feb 1, 2013 at 2:29 pm

All of these kids are awesome and have overcome enormous hardships. They easily could have used that as an excuse to give up, but instead they have persevered to become productive members of society and represent EPA well. I know one of these young men personally and could not be more proud of him. I wish they all could have won.


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Posted by resident
a resident of Duveneck/St. Francis
on Feb 1, 2013 at 11:21 pm


Tiredofthebs,

Your handle appears to read tired of the ?

just wondering, is this a racist comment?


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