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Washington Post: UB alum, a former foster child, overcomes odds, graduates from Howard Law School

Release Date: May 7, 2010

An article in the Washington Post chronicles the life of UB alumnus Jelani Freeman, who grew up in foster care in the Rochester area, but persevered, beat the odds and on Saturday will graduate from Howard University Law School. His friends, the article reports, say they cannot forget one poignant detail from Freeman's story: When he graduated from UB in 2002, no one came to watch him cross the stage.

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