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August 27, 2009

Cleaning Up

In the months after Hurricane Katrina, 23-year-old Jerome Boykin started his own company sweeping big box store parking lots. Four years later, his business has expanded throughout southern Louisiana, and he's now mentoring others. One of the people he's helped is Marcus Clemmons of Oakland, Calif.

The two men talk with Dick Gordon about how much it means to them to have found successful black role models for themselves, and how they are now returning the favor to others.

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