Walter Harris, a member of the custodian staff at District 153, greets featured speaker Manny Scott after his presentation. (Marilyn Thomas/H-F Chronicle)
If you met Manny Scott, you would acknowledge him as someone who is successful. He’s completing a Ph.D., is an inspirational speaker and author with a beautiful family.
Yes, he says, he is successful, but much of the credit goes to teachers and school personnel who gave him love and hope that helped him turn away from gangs and a self-destructive lifestyle.
Scott had District 153 teachers crying . . .
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