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July 20, 2014 12:00 AM

Anquan Boldin’s roots run deep

For the last 100 years, the Florida town of Pahokee’s most valuable commodity was thought to be its soil. The 49ers’ Anquan Boldin, a native son, believes its people will be its salvation. And the hope is that the kids who escape Pahokee and its poverty don’t leave forever but, like him, return to help lift it from the muck.

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