‘It just humbles me’: After moving from El Salvado...
by Philip Clements
04:00 AM, Monday, May 04
MARIETTA — When his family emigrated from El Salvador, Abraham Leon was 9 years old and didn’t speak any English — now he’s graduating third in his class at Marietta High School. “As soon as we got here, we were placed in English to Speakers of Ot...

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