Robert Crist gets a hug from teacher Lori Figueroa after he received his high school diploma during a commencement ceremony for the first graduating class from the Come Back Kids charter school at the Peterson Event Center in Modesto on Thursday December 19, 2013. The Come Back Kids charter school, run by the Stanislaus County Office of Education, gives dropouts a second chance to finish their work and receive a high school diploma.
Robert Crist gets a hug from teacher Lori Figueroa after he received his high school diploma during a commencement ceremony for the first graduating class from the Come Back Kids charter school at the Peterson Event Center in Modesto on Thursday December 19, 2013. The Come Back Kids charter school, run by the Stanislaus County Office of Education, gives dropouts a second chance to finish their work and receive a high school diploma. aalfaro@modbee.com
Robert Crist gets a hug from teacher Lori Figueroa after he received his high school diploma during a commencement ceremony for the first graduating class from the Come Back Kids charter school at the Peterson Event Center in Modesto on Thursday December 19, 2013. The Come Back Kids charter school, run by the Stanislaus County Office of Education, gives dropouts a second chance to finish their work and receive a high school diploma. aalfaro@modbee.com

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