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He’s redefining acceptance at Harvard

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By Tracy Jan
Globe Staff / December 1, 2009

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CAMBRIDGE - He set his sights on Harvard University while in middle school, after stumbling across it in the encyclopedia. Though he lived in a nearby town, the son of a gas station owner had never visited the campus. The nuns at his Catholic high school refused to write him recommendations, proclaiming the college full of atheists, communists, and rich ... (Full article: 1214 words)

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