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‘I’m a 17-year-old senior in high school … and I’m fighting for my life’

‘I’m a 17-year-old senior in high school … and I’m fighting for my life’

By Amin Touri, Watertown HS, Watertown, Mass.

November 13, 2014

High school seniors have a lot to be concerned about, with the college application process looming. Seniors that are also student-athletes often end up with twice the concerns and half the time. But for Watertown High senior and boys’ soccer goalie Joe Keikian, a recent lymphoma diagnosis put any of those concerns in perspective, and fra...

Student’s long journey from the Congo to Kentucky filled with adversity

Student’s long journey from the Congo to Kentucky filled with adversity

By Alyssa Molden, Paul Laurence Dunbar HS, Lexington, Ky.

May 9, 2014

Raphael Makombo is ecstatic to have the opportunity to go to school. He is passionate not only about learning, but also about life.