A Ride to Remember for Two Milpitas Boys

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A Ride to Remember for Two Milpitas Boys

By Julian J. Ramos
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A Ride to Remember for Two Milpitas Boys by @JulianJRamosMP | Read: http://bayareane.ws/1GVDFoT via @milpitaspost @RepublicService
Tuesday, August 4, 2015 - 10:25am

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For the past three years, Republic Services residential recycling truck driver Tony LaRosa and the Plaza family on Ferreira Court in Milpitas, particularly 5-year-old Michael Plaza, have developed a special "trash day" friendship.

With the family preparing to move this week to the Sacramento area, LaRosa took Michael Plaza and his 3-year-old brother, Jon Plaza, on a unique 30-minute ride along in his truck last Thursday morning as their parents, Jeff and Jenny Plaza, walked on the sidewalk.

"We've become buddies," LaRosa said of Michael Plaza. "He's a great kid, great family."

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Keywords: Social Impact & Volunteering | Milpitas | Republic Services | Responsible Business & Employee Engagement | San Jose Mercury News

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