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Brenton Wood — Success Sign

Jacoba Atlas, KRLA Beat, 4 November 1967

GROWING UP in the poorer section of Los Angeles is not one of the easiest things that can happen to a child. Breaking the cycle of poverty is even more difficult. Yet that is exactly what Brenton Wood has done. One of eleven children, he spent his childhood selling coke bottles, catching fish to sell to restaurants and dreaming the dreams that eventually freed him from the Ghetto.

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