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Oxnard Gardener Who Never Had Opportunity To Finish High School Finds Calling In Poetry

Posted on Friday, October 10, 2014 6:28am


He’s a writer, and poet who’s been in demand to speak at some South Coast schools.

But, the most inspirational part of his story may not be his writing, but the fact he’s a gardener, who never went to college, and in fact never graduated from high school.

KCLU’s Lance Orozco has the story, from Oxnard.

Click on link to listen to/download story:  Jose Mendoza-The Gardener

Link to “The Poem Of Life” book:  www.amazon.com/The-Poem-Life-Jose-Mendoza/dp/1452583897


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