May 2012

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In 1998, my wife Diana and I decided to make a difference in our community – a place that had once been among the richest rural communities in Washingron State. Now, a place where 33 percent of adults are illiterate, 55 percent of young people live below the poverty line, and the average salary is near minimum wage. We wanted to help curb the community’s economic decline by providing young people with positive direction and marketable skills by involving them in the world of art and digital technology. We believed that students bored with tradition classroom learning might embrace a …

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