The look of determination on the face of Fernando Marquez says it all, as he drives in the ball for Hanna Center. His dad is in prison, he worries about his mom who has difficulty on her job cleaning houses because of a disability. But Hanna Center and Students Rising Above have helped him turn his despair into hope, and he is at the top of his class.
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Wendy Tokuda, CBS News anchor and Fernando Marquez pose for a photo after the emotional interview.
The interview took about 4 hours to shoot, here Fernando and a CBS camera-man stop for a bite of lunch.