Modesto poet and Modesto Junior College professor Sam Pierstorff presented "A Cup of Hope — a poem for educators" at an education event at the Gallo Center for the Arts in Modesto on Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2017. Jim Silva jsilva@modbee.com
Modesto poet and Modesto Junior College professor Sam Pierstorff presented "A Cup of Hope — a poem for educators" at an education event at the Gallo Center for the Arts in Modesto on Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2017. Jim Silva jsilva@modbee.com

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