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Malyia Jeffers, 4, has fit right in to school at Hillsdale Avenue Head Start in North Highlands. "The children are curious," said school supervisor Debi Ross-Brownell. "But not in a mean way." Malyia's parents had initially agonized over entrusting her to strangers for several hours a day for the first time since her injuries two years ago.

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