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Brenda Vera was a speaker at Legal Aid’s 2010 annual event. She told the crowd of 1,300 how Legal Aid helped her family and made an impact on her life. Ms. Vera graduated with honors in 2011 from Lincoln West High School. She is now a freshman in college and hopes to pursue a career helping people – perhaps in the legal field.

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United States Senator Rob Portman on the importance of Legal Aid, pro bono service, and the economy
<blockquote cite="#"> <div> <q> In his keynote speech on September 3, 2013 at Cleveland"s Renaissance Hotel, Senator Portman applauded Legal Aid on its 108-year history of helping people solve legal problems. <q> <cite></cite> </div> </blockquote> <p><a href="/united-states-senator-rob-portman-on-the-importance-of-legal-aid-pro-bono-service-and-the-economy">Read More</a></p> <p><a href="/about-us/overview/">Learn more about Legal Aid's history and services. </a></p>
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