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Tuesday, July 5, 2011

Chess Champs Rise From Migrant Worker Community

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Hi everyone,

Here is a nice audio link and transcript.

Mendota, Calif. is a town of droughts, industrial agriculture and high unemployment. But it has recently been recognized as the home to a group of Latino high school boys who've won a state title in chess. To learn about the boys' achievement, guest host Tony Cox speaks with the triumphant team's coach Vaness French and one of its members Chrispin Reyes.

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