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Comedy: Former Ohio Comics Now Contributing To Local Communities

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Dorian Vasquez and Setoiyo Ekpo are both Philadelphia-based comedians by way of Columbus, Ohio. Each giving back to North Philadelphia residents in their own way, they just happen — by coincidence — to be helping people on different ends of the age spectrum.

Vasquez is as a career specialist, helping find jobs for graduates at the Philadelphia Technician Training Institute on Girard Avenue. Growing up in a similar environment, Vasquez tries his best to relate to the students.

“I grew up in a predominately black and hispanic neighborhood,” Vasquez said. “I mean, I’m from the hood essentially, but I was always the smart kid that got picked on growing up.”

Vasquez is originally from

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