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LA's BEST was pleased to be selected by World Hunger Year (WHY) as the most worthy after school program for which to create a replication manual. Through the efforts of two VISTA volunteers who worked throughout 1997-98, the LA's BEST Replication Manual was created. The program and manual were presented January 13, 1999 by WHY and the USDA in Washington D.C. as part of a day-long workshop called "Innovative Solutions To End Hunger Through Self Reliance: The Replication of Model Programs." Rather than a true replication model, LA's BEST sees its programs as a model for incubation, assuring that the vibrancy of what makes it distinctive comes from local adaptation.