Monday, September 02, 2013
Friends try to help a friend
(CBS News) BERKELEY - No matter how you feel about the immigration debate in America, there is no debate about how significantly current policies can affect some of the youngest members of society. For example, take the story of a group of fourth graders who are rallying not for a cause, but for a friend. There has been an empty seat for months now in the fourth grade classroom at Jefferson Elementary in Berkeley, California. Ten-year-old Rodrigo Guzman isn't there. When asked how long they have known Rodrigo, his classmates Aminah Diaby and Kaiya Daniels enthusiastically claime, "since kindergarten!" Aminah and Kaiya said they miss him. "He's really smart," Kaiya said. "And he has a lot of friends."