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June 13, 2008 12:00 AM

Helping children succeed in school is a gift

It's been months since I sat down with Anthony Foxx, Ron Leeper, John Modest and Calvin Wallace to hear about the program they and others launched at West Charlotte High School this school year. But as Father's Day approaches, I have an opportunity to salute them and others for the gift they're giving to a lot of kids – the gift of themselves.

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