Olympics Spotlight – Joseph Diaz Jr., Boxing

At 19, Joseph Diaz Jr. is the youngest member of the U.S. men’s Olympic boxing team. For the London 2012 Olympic Games he has one goal in mind – to get his parents there. Both of his parents are currently unemployed and as the East Los Angeles native shares, he is doing everything possible to help them financially – even using his Olympics stipend to pay the bills.


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