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Mission District Security Guard Is 'The Spirit Of The School'

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Bo Walsh
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KALW
Zack Rollins of Buena Vista Horace Mann Community School.

In the first installment of  our new series "It Takes a School," meet Zack Rollins of Buena Vista Horace Mann. For more than thirty years, the longtime security guard has greeted students every morning.

"I love those kids in the Mission, something about that school, it just keeps me going."

His impact at the school has gone beyond keeping the campus safe: he runs recreation programs and has mentored generations of students. But he starts every day with his morning routine of catching the bus.

Click the play button above to listen to the story.