Twin Cities Pioneer Press

September 7, 2013
Article by RUBÉN ROSARIO
Photo credit John Autey

About 25 inner-city kids took part in a different kind of class on this day in the Element Boxing and Fitness Center in St. Paul. They exercised. They were taught boxing tips. But they also picked up values like self-esteem, confidence and “hard work, dedication,” the mantra posted inside the gym.