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Georgia State Latino Alumnus’ Journey Leads to Degree with Honors

The first thing Carlos Tejeda bought when he came to the United States from Mexico was a pair of shoes. Starting out with two dollars in his pocket and no English-speaking skills, the 43-year-old Georgia State University alumnus had grown accustomed to spending nights with rain-soaked feet.

“It’s funny how life works,” says Tejeda, pointing… more »