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Posted by: caicai2017 on 12/07/2017 12:02 AM

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Maybe most important, though, I thought about who I am ó and who I can become a year from now. Thatís probably what excited me most. With Godís grace and help, Iíll have this amazing opportunity to rise ó as a vocal leader, as a confident public speaker, as a great teammate, as a better player and as a proud Duke graduate.
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