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Girls from modest families get lift in technology

 
This photo taken Jan. 31, 2014, shows Lesly Hernandez, a senior at Jack E. Singley Academy in Irving, Texas, and a member of the small school club, girls of technology, picking up her little brother, Kevin, 5, right, at his elementary school after class while their mother is at work. Girls of technology is a small club of girls at Singley aiming for a career in technology. Hernandez takes on many extra-curricular activities including sports, robotics club, and the girls of technology club while at the same time helping to take care of her younger brother.

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