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Meet Allan Guei, shown at the far right of the photograph. Guei won $40,000 in a free-throw competition for college-bound students from Compton. What does he plan to do with the money?
He plans to give it to the seven runners-up:
“They were all smart and wanted to pursue their dreams, but were having financial difficulties,” Guei said after basketball practice recently. “I felt it was the right move to help the others, especially when everything else was taking off for me.”