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Only In Print: Inspired By St. Pope John Paul II, Mom Starts Teen Group

Yuliana Restrepo recalled that prayer was the center of life for her Catholic family when she was growing up. (Photo: Courtesy of Yuliana Restrepo)

ASTORIA — When Yuliana Restrepo was a teenager, she fell in with a bad crowd and now admits, “lost my way for a while.” But one night, she had a dream that St. Pope John Paul II was holding up a cross and urging her to look at it.

She took it as a sign that she needed to get back on the right path in her life…

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