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Their chance to shine

Program at Masconomet High helps blaze college path for urban minority teens

Gretchen Vaillancourt (left) is housemother for the A Better Chance program. Her baby, Noah, is teased by student Angel Cruz of New York. Gretchen Vaillancourt (left) is housemother for the A Better Chance program. Her baby, Noah, is teased by student Angel Cruz of New York. (Globe Staff Photo / Dominic Chavez)
By David Cogger
Globe Correspondent / February 21, 2008

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Decked out in a red Ecko Unlimited T-shirt, baggy jeans, and a pair of Jordans, Adam Farward drops one shot after another from outside the paint through the basketball hoop. As he runs off the gym floor at Masconomet Regional High School, he boasts: "You're looking at the future of the NBA." (Full article: 1531 words)

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