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By Edison Jaquez

Edison Jaquez is the founding father of the B-Men and B-YOUtiful mentoring courses for at-risk teenager girls and boys. lengthy prior to he had the belief to begin those courses, Edison used to be a tender guy working the streets of Perth Amboy, New Jersey. Born within the Dominican Republic and turning out to be up in Stockton highway tasks, Edison spent his existence struggling with opposed to the detrimental labels that have been thrust upon him, graduating collage and getting a qualified task. while, he struggled with the traps of his local: battling, and the simple funds of gear. because the father of a tender son, Edison learned he needed to do anything to alter his existence whilst he landed in penitentiary. His tale is considered one of self-awareness, non secular awakening and gritty motivation. As a mentor, Edison is sincere concerning the existence he led and the way he became all of it round. His tale is mainly potent with adolescence he describes as "the little ones no one is aware what to do with". during this publication, Edison stocks his trip from an impoverished island country, to internal urban initiatives, to school, to penal complex, and at last arriving at a feeling of peace and accomplishment that empowers him to arrive out and provides a hand up to
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