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July 26, 1992 | AMY PYLE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
On a hilltop above Big Tujunga Canyon, a young man clad in cap and gown stood before a microphone one evening last week and thanked everyone who had ever considered him a failure. "I'd like to thank the ones who didn't push me, who said I couldn't do it," he said, brushing the swinging gold tassel out of his face. "Thanks for motivating me to prove you wrong." This was no average high school graduation.
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March 9, 1995 | KEN ELLINGWOOD and DAVID REYES, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
In the trenches of the war against street gangs, the proposed closure of a county facility for youthful offenders came as a wearying setback Wednesday to police and crime-fatigued residents who worried such an action would send teen criminals back to the streets more quickly. "Our concern is if this facility is closed, what happens to these people? Do they go right back on the street?" asked Laurann Cook, a longtime Neighborhood Watch activist and member of the Fountain Valley City Council.
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March 9, 1995 | KEN ELLINGWOOD and DAVID REYES, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
In the trenches of the war against street gangs, the proposed closure of a county facility for youthful offenders came as a wearying setback Wednesday to police and crime-fatigued residents who worried such an action would send teen criminals back to the streets more quickly. "Our concern is if this facility is closed, what happens to these people? Do they go right back on the street?" asked Laurann Cook, a longtime Neighborhood Watch activist and member of the Fountain Valley City Council.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 26, 1992 | AMY PYLE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
On a hilltop above Big Tujunga Canyon, a young man clad in cap and gown stood before a microphone one evening last week and thanked everyone who had ever considered him a failure. "I'd like to thank the ones who didn't push me, who said I couldn't do it," he said, brushing the swinging gold tassel out of his face. "Thanks for motivating me to prove you wrong." This was no average high school graduation.
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