From miscreant to motivator


At the age of nine, she was roaming the streets of Gelvandale with older drug users for company, but today Samantinio Gabriel, 19, holds a college qualification in professional cookery and uses her life story to empower her community.

The youngster, who dreams of one day opening her own restaurant, was in grade 4 at Helenvale Primary School when her teachers and social workers picked up on her behavioural problems...

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