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Sports - August 5, 2016

East Palo Alto's Folau Niua has sights on an Olympic medal

Getting off the streets and onto a rugby field was a blessing

by Eric He

From selling drugs on the streets of East Palo Alto to representing the United States at the Olympics on the rugby Sevens team, Folau Niua's journey is one of change, perseverance and resolve.

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