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by Jacqueline Hudspeth - October 06, 2009

Describe the world you come from — for example, your family, community or school — and tell us how your world has shaped your dreams and aspirations.

Despite living in the populous Orange County, I was raised with the small-town values of two parents from Weirton, West Virginia and Wellsburg, West Virginia: “God has given you the potential to achieve great things, so work hard and treat others as you would treat yourself...oh, and remember, God will not give you what you cannot handle.” My…

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