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News - June 10, 2016

Resiliency shines at Alta Vista

Graduating class of 2016 doesn't give in to adversity

by Kevin Forestieri

Sayra Barrera-Guzman, a graduating senior at Alta Vista High School, had just started her freshman year at Los Altos High School when life threw her a curveball. She remembers seeing an FBI car outside of her home and warning her father to stay inside, but he didn't listen. Her father was deported, for the third time, and once again her family — and her chance of having a normal teen's life — had been broken.

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