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Letter: Welcome to the Great Wooded South

Billy Joe Fudge writes:
Ms. Gabdrakipova, we here in the Great Wooded South celebrate diversity. We may not always agree with others, even our neighbors. However, when one truly cares about others that caring spirit will shine forth like the noonday sun. The friendliness you are experiencing is genuine, the smiles you see are from the heart and we so very much cherish your kind words about our community and Lindsey Wilson College.

Welcome, and thanks for smiling back!
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