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‘It’s something I’ll never forget’ — Students work with advisors to plan futures

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Rupen R. Fofaria is a storyteller for EdNC.org. He grew up in Garner, N.C. and attended Washington Elementary, Ligon Middle and Enloe High Schools before receiving his bachelor’s in Journalism from the University of Maryland and J.D. with Honors from Chicago-Kent College of Law. Rupen is a former staff writer at The Orlando Sentinel, The Raleigh News & Observer and ESPN.com. His passion is storytelling and shining light on untold and under-reported issues. 

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