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Man Teaches Trade to Troubled Kids #868964

CNN Evening News for Tuesday, May 19, 1992
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(Studio: Susan Rook) Introduces story.

(Washington: John Holliman) John Matthews, since the 70s, business owner teaches trade of repairing shoes to children who used to work for drug dealers; Recruits ten and eleven year olds; Teaches much more than shoe repair; To raise money he and friends sell barbeque. [Interviews with John "Peter Bug" MATTHEWS; Herb DOUGLAS, Former Shoe Repairman; Unnamed CHILDREN; Debbie BRESSLER, Mother of two "Peter Bug" Students.]


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