Profiles

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Adeus Mozambique, Hello America

FROM MOZAMBIQUE TO AMERICA Edilson Ngulele, pictured above, moved from Mozambique's capital, Maputo, to California in August as a year-long exchange student....
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A Nation of Jailbreakers

Why did two Palo Alto High School students decide to start a YouTube channel that has garnered close to half a million subscribers and 24 million video views? F...
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Twisting in the Air

Junior Sama Rao swings from a silk. Photo Courtesy of Sama Rao. Palo Alto High School Junior Sama Rao relies on nothing but a piece of cloth to support her we...
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Flying Beyond Books: Rachel Kellerman

Rachel Kellerman lives for stories. “I like to put myself in a situation where I can tell stories, experience them and hear other people’s,” she says. “That’s ...
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Transferring From Compton

CRAIG BARK: Craig Bark is now a Paly English teacher after working for 10 years in Eastern Los Angeles public schools NO MATTER WHO WALKS through that door, t...
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Restoring Rainforests

Ana Sofía Wang and a boy from a local Indonesian village explore the rainforest. Ana Sofía Wang and two girls from ASRI Kids bond while working to restor...
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New Outreach Specialist Breaks Barriers

Crystal Laguna remember the feeling of being told, “You can’t.” She was 20 at the time, enrolled in an honors program at her local community college and hoping ...