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From modest means to all-star players

Oscar Alvarez Oscar Alvarez, who came to the United States from Guatemala 13 years ago, is head pastry chef at Via Matta. (Jonathan Wiggs, Globe Staff)
By John M. Guilfoil
Globe Staff / March 17, 2010

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Four strangers work at four different restaurants around Boston. They come from different places, grew up in different cultures, and ended up in Boston by different means. But they share an aggressive ambition and drive that we can all look up to. (Full article: 801 words)

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