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Men of Harford 2011: Randy Acosta, Executive Director of the Boys & Girls Clubs in Harford County
Men of Harford 2011: Randy Acosta, Executive Director of the Boys & Girls Clubs in Harford County

Denzel Washington. Martin Sheen. Randy Acosta. What do these three men have in common? At some point, all of them were members of the Boys & Girls Clubs of America. Acosta, executive director of the Boys & Girls Clubs in Harford County since 2009, is a self-proclaimed “club kid.” The son of a Korean mom and a Mexican dad, Acosta and his two brothers attended the Boys & Girls Club in St. Paul, Minnesota to learn English. “My mom couldn’t teach us English, so we would go to the Boys & Girls Club in the afternoon for that social upbringing, and we would have dinner at home as a family,” Acosta says. “The club kept us off the streets and...

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