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Tékeidra Masters has been selected as the 2020 Benton Harbor Boys and Girls Club Youth of the Year. Masters said the club has helped her recover from depression in the wake of her uncle dying, and from other issues caused by a difficult move here from Chicago.

BENTON HARBOR — The new 2020 Youth of the Year for the Boys & Girls Clubs of Benton Harbor said she wants people to know that when they are grieving and depressed, there is hope.

Benton Harbor High School senior Tékeidra Masters, 17, said that she became depressed after a beloved uncle, Maynord Boyd of Benton Harbor, died from pancreatic cancer in May 2018.

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