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InnerCity Weightlifting: Raising the bar for at-risk youth

InnerCity Weightlifting: Raising the bar for at-risk youth

Photo: Chris Cardoza  / Doza Visuals When Jon Feinman worked for AmeriCorps in 2005 he had an idea: use weightlifting as way to engage Boston’s inner city youth. The idea worked, and soon he was getting the attention of some of the city’s most at risk kids. One in particular, Elexson Hercules, who was initiated

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