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Making a Difference

App State alumna’s mantra for students: ‘Make your story — don’t let it make you’

Lacy Martin ’18, of King, faced many challenges through her young adult life. She believes her perseverance has made her a stronger person and a better teacher today. “It’s not the struggle that makes or breaks you,” she said. “It’s what you do in the situation. Make your story — don’t let it make you.”

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