Robert Kraft Honors Wife’s Legacy By Helping Kids Get Into College

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BOSTON (CBS) – New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft is stepping in to help struggling students make it to college.

A transitional program at Brandeis University takes underprivileged kids and gives them a chance at higher education. Kraft is making sure his wife’s legacy will help the program live on.

Sekou Caba, a teenager from East Orange, New Jersey, was among the students invited to Kraft’s house Tuesday night.

“Before, I lived in a tough neighborhood and every year I’d see a friend who would pass away,” said Caba.

Now he’s getting the chance of a lifetime, attending the program at Brandeis.

The students spent the evening at Robert Kraft’s house to celebrate the program which is now called “The Myra Kraft Transitional Year Program.” The program accepts 20 students every year to prepare them for college.

“Rather than have buildings, this is something that…

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