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‘I deserve to be here just like everyone else’: First-generation graduate turns obstacles into resources

November 8, 2018

Javonna Hamilton’s 2014 began with a gift she will never forget: her acceptance letter to the University of Texas at Austin. While her excitement was still high, she became overwhelmed once she started...