Arroyo Grande High School graduate Jack Ventura, right, poses for a photo with country star Garth Brooks at the California Mid-State Fair in Paso Robles. Brooks wears a hat sporting the words “17 Strong,” the name of the nonprofit started by late Arroyo Grande High grad Ryan Texeira. Ventura wore an Oklahoma State University T-shirt, the alma mater of both Brooks and Ventura’s father, former pro ballplayer Robin Ventura.
Arroyo Grande High School graduate Jack Ventura, right, poses for a photo with country star Garth Brooks at the California Mid-State Fair in Paso Robles. Brooks wears a hat sporting the words “17 Strong,” the name of the nonprofit started by late Arroyo Grande High grad Ryan Texeira. Ventura wore an Oklahoma State University T-shirt, the alma mater of both Brooks and Ventura’s father, former pro ballplayer Robin Ventura. Stephanie Ventura
Arroyo Grande High School graduate Jack Ventura, right, poses for a photo with country star Garth Brooks at the California Mid-State Fair in Paso Robles. Brooks wears a hat sporting the words “17 Strong,” the name of the nonprofit started by late Arroyo Grande High grad Ryan Texeira. Ventura wore an Oklahoma State University T-shirt, the alma mater of both Brooks and Ventura’s father, former pro ballplayer Robin Ventura. Stephanie Ventura

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