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How Gainesville nonprofit is helping Latino immigrants get GEDs
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A sign-in sheet sits at the front of the classroom during a GED class Wednesday, March 27, 2019, put on by the Hispanic Alliance for immigrants and native Spanish speakers . - photo by Austin Steele
For many years, Maria Orozco dreamed of returning to school after dropping out in ninth grade at 15 years old.She wasn’t motivated by only a desire to climb the social ladder, find a better job and make more money. It also was a matter of principle and pride.