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Jesse's Story: Turning the Corner

At 17, Jesse Jean was a failing student in danger of falling victim to Washington, D.C.'s, street crime. Then came an extraordinary chance to start anew: Two volunteer tutors helped Jesse get into a private boarding school in Connecticut. On All Things Considered, producer Katie Davis helps Jesse tell his story, as he finishes his first year away from home.

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