Free pan dulce for kids: Huntington Park bakery supports community during coronavirus pandemic

When schools closed due to coronavirus, many children were left without access to reliable meals but in California, a neighborhood bakery is trying to help change that. Every morning, Los Angelitos Bakery in Huntington Park serves school-aged children free Mexican sweet bread as a way to provide both food and comfort.

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