"Food From the Bar" Enlists Legal Community in OC Hunger Fight
A food line six years ago at Boysen Park in Anaheim made all the difference in the world to the Soledad family. "I saw my mother crying because we had just been eating canned foods," recalls Sergio Soledad, a 17-year-old Loara High School student at the time. The son of Mexican immigrant parents from Guadalajara, Soledad doesn't remember what charitable group helped out his family that day, but the impact they made stays with him. "We got fresh fruits and vegetables. My mother's tears were tears of joy." When a fellow at the LA-based Munger, Tolles & Olson firm, the future law school student found a way to give back and help fight food insecurity.
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