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Diahna Garcia-Ruiz: Heber's Heroine
It all began in Heber with a boy’s muddy pair of shoes. The first emotion was anger, which in turn ignited a passion that has led to sidewalks, a new school, funding for the local chess teams and ever-expanding dreams for a better community. Along the way to achieving those successes there have been closed doors and closed minds, funding cuts, protests, allegations of being “a troublemaker,” and accusations of favoritism.
By Gary Redfern
April 11, 2012