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ST PAUL - Every morning, as students file into Capitol Hill Magnet School, Don Fair works the crowd like a hot dog vendor in a ballpark.


"Eggs for breakfast this morning, hot eggs!" cries Fair, a nutrition assistant at the school.

As Fair meets students at the front door with plastic bags they can fill with food, many take him up on the offer.

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