Marcos Breton

January 20, 2015 6:03 PM

Opinion: Soccer star Miguel Aguilar tells his inspiring story at Encina High, his alma mater

Miguel Aguilar was one of two Sacramento area soccer players chosen in the first round of the Major League Soccer draft last week – the first time that ever happened. But it’s Aguilar’s personal story of triumph over poverty that sets him apart. On Tuesday, he returned to his inner city high school as a hero.

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Hello, my name is Marcos Breton, and I'm the news columnist with The Sacramento Bee. What's a columnist supposed to do? I'm supposed to make you think, make you laugh, make you mad or make you see an issue in a different way. I also write a weekly baseball column during the baseball season. I am a native of Northern California and the son of Mexican immigrants. I've been at The Bee for more than 20 years, and I love Sacramento.

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