Apr 14, 2005-- Oral Lee Brown made a promise to a group of 23 East Oakland, Calif. first-graders in 1987, “Stay in school, and I’ll send you to college.” The realtor began saving immediately, putting $10,000 per year in a fund from her $40,000 salary. Over the years she tracked their progress, mentored them, took them on recruiting trips to colleges, attended their high school graduations, and sent 19 of them off to college. She is now doing it again with 23 more Oakland students. (1772 reads)
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