Executive director Harry Cummins, left, helps Lucas Weirich, 13, of Oregon, center, with his math homework while Justen Sykes, 17, right, reviews for his law exam. In addition to helping kids stay in school, Cummins says the program, which he founded 15 years ago, is also offering vocational training for kids who want to become electricians, carpenters or plumbers. "We just have to find what their passion is and guide them toward that," he said.
THE BLADE/KATIE RAUSCH
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