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'He Felt Safe Because He Didn't Have to Worry About Being Shot'

Listen to Virginia Chavez's story about making a difference


— Chris Usher

Virginia Nonaca Chavez, 62
San Juan Capistrano, Calif.
Youth leadership trainer, American Red Cross,
Greater Long Beach Chapter


Marie Dixon

Volunteer work can have surprising repercussions. For 30 years Chavez has been motivating Latino youth to reach for a higher education and giving them the skills to achieve this goal. In the process she found herself reaching for her own stars.
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