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LITCHFIELD, CT, 08 JUNE 2011-060811JS02--Mike Cantu, left, a culinary arts instructor for Connecticut Junior Republic, serves steak to Alisia Burch of Torrington and her daughter Binca Warren, 12, of Torrington during a dinner Wednesday at the Connecticut Junior Republic's D'Assern dining room on the Litchfield campus. The meal was prepared by students in the culinary arts program. The students in the program come from the CJR's Torrington office three times a week to the Litchfield campus to learn from a professional chef. CJR provides care, treatment, education and family support for at-risk, special needs and troubled youth so they can become productive and fulfilled members of society.Jim Shannon/Republican-American