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From soccer to gymnastics, taking on leadership role

Junior AJ Jackson jumps and strikes a pose during her floor routine, Feb 10. Jackson scored a 9.975 for this event. Paxson Haws/The Daily
April 3, 2017

  She settles down in her starting position and then the music starts — junior AJ Jackson’s body already knows what to do. Never did Jackson think she would be performing at the University of...

Donut Shop Owner Perseveres Despite Tragedy

Dipti Patel stands behind the counter of her Donut King shop on Lindsey Street after the morning rush. She and her husband, Sanjay Patel, bought the shop in 1994, when it was a Dunkin’ Donuts franchise.  Megan Ross / The Daily
April 1, 2017

NORMAN, OKLAHOMA – The bell clangs as a customer pushes through the door. “What can I get you?” the woman behind the counter asks with a smile. The customer does not know that the woman’s husband...

Edmond seamstress battles blood disorder

Betty is working on her latest project, a royal blue gown for a customer graduating from medical school. Photo by Rebecca Walters.
March 30, 2017

“The doctors, they told me I wouldn’t live past 5, 10, 20 years old. ‘You will die soon’, they told me,” said Betty Sowah, who turned 60 years old a few weeks ago. “Now I’m here, running...

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