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Leading By Example

In 2009, Aboubacar Konate ’17 arrived in Boston from his native Guinea not able to speak a single word of English. He had left his West African homeland in the midst of a military coup d'etat that had soldiers patrolling the streets of Conakry, the country’s capital city where he lived, and... Read More

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