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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.

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 my business.” Betty owns and operates Nai-Aakor Fashions, a professional sewing and alterations s...

SRT spends huge effort for little recognition

Rebecca Walters

March 4, 2017

  Zack Maxwell dedicates most moments outside of class, homework and sleep to his team. He and his teammates are in their ‘gym’ for upwards of 30 hours a week. Their season is twelve months long, and it’s over after a single competition. In 2011 the team placed second in the nation, fourth...

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