Farm trip helps South Dallas youths learn about agriculture
July 9, 2017
WAXAHACHIE, Texas (AP) — Cory Crayton stood before two of his mentors, a stolen phone in his hand. They gave the then sixth-grader an ultimatum — tell the truth or they were out of his life.
The Dallas Morning News reports Crayton recently recalled that defining moment in his life on a bus ride with the All About U Tweeners, a group of 25 South Dallas youngsters who were on a very special field trip.
"I'm here to tell the kids my story," said Crayton, who in May graduated from James Madison High School.
The nonprofit Connecting City to Farm organization took Crayton and the other middle...