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Farzin Yazdanfar

Almost 50 years ago, Farzin Yazdanfar arrived in the United States alone. Today, he has found a family and…

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Grace Sheahan

Olive-Harvey College student Grace Sheahan wants to be the first in her family to graduate high school, go to college,…

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Fatima Asadi

When she moved to Chicago with her parents and one of her older brothers, her first priority was to practice…

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Rencie Horst

Rencie Horst has worked as a certified nursing assistant (CNA), a call center representative, a construction worker, and a photographer…

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Jelena Trkuljic

Jelena Trkuljic, Truman College's 2023 valedictorian, moved from Serbia to Chicago when she was 19 years old, right after finishing…

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Italia Staine

Italia Staine is currently enrolled in surgical technology classes with a bright future ahead of her. With consistency, hard work,…

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Alexis Cuadrado

I once heard the quote: “An arrow can only be shot by pulling it backward. When life is pulling you…

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Felecia Tiney

During my adolescent years, I was forced to make sacrifices to prioritize the attention required to care for my family.…

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Bernice Agu

Bernice Agu's journey to the GED started when she moved to the United States from Nigeria in 2012.

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Gloria Villanueva

When I signed up to earn my high school equivalency, I didn’t know what to expect. It had been years…

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