Fresno's Richard Martinez III is very accomplished - and now he's going to Harvard

He's been an Academic Decathlon champion, a national wrestling champion, served in Iraq with the Army, helps inner city kids get off the streets - and he sings too.
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He's been an Academic Decathlon champion, a national wrestling champion, served in Iraq with the Army, helps inner city kids get off the streets - and he sings too.

His fellow soldiers laughed when he said he’d go to Harvard. They aren’t laughing now

June 18, 2017 06:00 AM

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