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Heidi Bauer
"It can be difficult. For me, it is just sheer determination in reaching my goals. When I finally made the decision to go after my dreams, I told myself that failure was not possible."
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Heidi Bauer
Lametris Joiner

Lametris Joiner
"You don't have to be like everyone else but be the best that you can be. Lametris challenges us to think, What do you want to be, and how can be the best at it? Whatever you want to do in life, do it, and do it well."
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Bob Rojc
"I would love to find somewhere to speak about these programs (ABLE and the GED Scholars Initiative). I learned about mine in the local paper, but a lot of people don't know about it. We've all had problems, and if I can help point someone from the other side of the tracks in this direction, I would. 'Cause I know my tracks weren't straight either."
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Bob Rojc
Marianne Jackson

Marianne Thomas Jackson
"Obstacles are just a springboard-without them there is no learning. If you are overwhelmed or feel paralyzed, figure out a way through so when you encounter those feelings again, you'll be able to handle it. Fear of failure is a normal reaction to an unfamiliar situation-but do it anyway."
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Kent State University

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