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Omar Rodriguez - 2015 State of the System

April 2016

A student at Irvine Valley College, Omar shares his story of overcoming a learning disability and a teacher who steered him away from pursing a higher education. He explains how he found emotional and educational support from people across campus, helping him believe in himself again and finding a new passion in communications.View the other video clips from the 2015 State of the System presentation.

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