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5 1/2 months for a second chance? Troubled SoCal teens choose a military-style school-media-11

Jesse Walters, left, Michael Davis, and Christian Martin-Palacios are put through drills at Sunburst Youth Academy. During the COVID-19 pandemic, Martin-Palacios, 16, of Los Alamitos couldnxe2x80x99t adjust to online school and ended up failing classes and falling behind on credits. He started the Sunburst program on Monday, July 17, 2023, weighing 440 pounds. By Thanksgiving he had lost 71 pounds. He was awarded the xe2x80x9cMost Improved Physical Fitness Cadetxe2x80x9d when he graduated from the program in Dec.. (Photo by Mindy Schauer, Orange County Register/SCNG)

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