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Students offer their dreams for Obama

Original post made on Jan 25, 2009

The world was watching as America swore in its first African American president, and Castro Elementary School was no exception.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Tuesday, January 20, 2009, 6:54 PM

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Posted by Castro Parent
a resident of another community
on Jan 25, 2009 at 1:11 pm

Wonderful story! Thank you Mountain View Voice for covering it. The teachers and kids worked hard on this celebration and it showed.

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Posted by mv
a resident of another community
on Jan 25, 2009 at 2:26 pm

Can you say indoctrination.....
This should not be happening in public schools funded by TAXPAYERS!!

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Posted by Castro Parent
a resident of Monta Loma
on Jan 25, 2009 at 11:06 pm

As a Castro parent, I was very proud and moved by the kids' thoughtful participation in this event. It was a great civics lesson.

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Posted by Eduardo
a resident of another community
on Jan 26, 2009 at 9:26 am

Thank you for covering this story.
It's a great lesson to teach our children that they can achieve anything they want regardless of the color of their skin.

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