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January 23, 2014

55 graduate from Bridges program

Daniel Hardin speaks to his graduating class and guests Thursday at the graduation ceremony for the Building Bridges for the Future of Muskogee program. A total of 55 people graduated from the program. Out of those graduates, 17 are enrolled in college, and six have passed their General Educational Development exams.  More than 120 people attended the graduation ceremony. “It takes every one of us to make this happen,” said Tom Martindale, program coordinator. The program helps people transition out of poverty and into self-sufficiency.

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