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Sal Monteagudo (seated left) is the 4th-annual Morris Human Rights Award winner. Seated with Monteagudo is Elaine Simonds-Jaradat, who nominated him for the award. In back, from left, are Morris Human Rights Commission members Tom McRoberts, Christine Gibson and Bert Ahern. Not pictured are commission members Ida Stewart, Ann Streed and Becki Jordan.

Morris man honored for 'down-to-earth goodness'

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Sal Monteagudo was introduced as the 4th-annual winner of the Morris Human Rights Award. The award is sponsored by the Morris Human Rights Commission and is presented to residents who further human rights in Morris.


Monteagudo works for the Stevens County DAC and Prairie Community Services. He is a job coach for people with developmental disabilities. He volunteers for the Morris Literacy Project, English as a Second Language and GED classes and Special Touch Ministries.

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